Wed, Aug 7, 2019

Spotlight: President Bukele’s first six months

As Bukele continues to settle into office, what policies from his proposed Plan Cuscatlán should his administration prioritize?

Issue Brief by María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila and Domingo Sadurní

Elections Latin America

Thu, Nov 8, 2018

Violence against women driving migration from the Northern Triangle

To effectively address migration from the Northern Triangle, states must better understand how it is driven by sexual and gender-based violence.

New Atlanticist by María Fernanda Pérez Arguello and Bryce Couch

Latin America Northern Triangle

Thu, Nov 1, 2018

John Bolton takes Latin American ‘troika of tyranny’ to task

“John Bolton made it clear today where the administration is headed on Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua,” Jason Marczak, director of the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, said.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Cuba Latin America

Fri, Oct 26, 2018

Here’s how to address the Central American migrant challenge

Escaping inhospitable conditions in their home countries, men, women, and children hope to find a safer, better future in the United States. Here's how the United States should respond.

New Atlanticist by Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Human Rights Migration

Mon, Oct 22, 2018

Why is a caravan of Central American migrants fleeing to the United States?

"It is important to take into account that the underlying conditions that are forcing people to leave have been endemic in these countries for decades. Fixing them will take a committed, multi-pronged, multiyear strategy," said Jason Marczak director of The Atlantic Council's Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Human Rights Migration

Tue, Apr 3, 2018

Halting the ‘Caravans’

Addressing push factors is key to stemming flow of unauthorized migrants, says Atlantic Council’s Jason Marczak US President Donald J. Trump on April 3 announced that he would deploy US troops to the border with Mexico to stop the flow of unauthorized migrants into the United States. The comment followed a series of tweets in […]

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Mexico Northern Triangle

Mon, Feb 12, 2018

Celia Joins El Salvador to Discuss Trump’s Immigration Policy

Watch the full discussion here

In the News by Juan Felipe Celia

Northern Triangle

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Marczak Joins the Chicago Council on Global Affairs to Discuss the Temporary Protected Status

Listen to the full discussion here

In the News by Jason Marczak

Northern Triangle

Thu, Sep 7, 2017

Rescinding DACA Undermines Trump’s Central America Policy

US President Donald J. Trump’s September 4 decision to rescind a program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young people who were illegally brought to the United States to remain in the country undermines his administration’s stance towards Central America. While Trump reportedly vacillated until the last hour about whether to end the program […]

New Atlanticist by Juan Felipe Celia

Northern Triangle

Fri, Sep 1, 2017

Guatemala Averts Political Crisis, But Damage is Done for Jimmy Morales

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales shocked Guatemalans and the international community last week when he ordered the expulsion of Iván Velásquez, commissioner of the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), the organization leading the investigation into the illegal financing of Morales’ presidential campaign. Guatemala’s Constitutional Court has blocked the expulsion order, which was […]

New Atlanticist by Juan Felipe Celia

Northern Triangle