New Atlanticist

Apr 29, 2024

Climate change doesn’t have to result in greater gender inequity in the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

Caribbean climate policy design and resource allocation must incorporate the voices and interests of the region’s women and girls.

Caribbean Civil Society

In the News

Apr 22, 2024

Global China Hub Nonresident Senior Fellow Didi Kirsten Tatlow in Newsweek

By Didi Kirsten Tatlow 

On April 19th, Global China Hub Nonresident Senior Fellow Didi Kirsten Tatlow published an article in Newsweek regarding the expansion of Chinese state-owned companies and aligned private businesses in Antigua and Barbuda and other Caribbean countries.

Caribbean China

New Atlanticist

Mar 29, 2024

Gender equality can drive economic development in the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

What would development in the Caribbean look like if every bit of the population’s potential was realized?

Caribbean Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Mar 20, 2024

Gen. Laura Richardson on what an international response to Haiti might look like

By Katherine Walla

While the United States isn’t currently planning to put boots on the ground in Haiti, SOUTHCOM has a wide range of contingency plans, Richardson said at an AC Front Page event.

Caribbean Conflict

New Atlanticist

Mar 18, 2024

Addressing Haiti’s turmoil starts with its Caribbean neighbors—and US and Canadian support

By Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla

A long-term approach is needed in which Caribbean leaders are in the driver’s seat, while Washington and Ottawa help to offset the costs.

Caribbean Crisis Management


Mar 7, 2024

Not without her: A roadmap for gender equality and Caribbean prosperity

By Wazim Mowla, Valentina Sader

Caribbean development is intrinsically linked with women's equality. After a multi-month consultation process with Caribbean stakeholders, we offer a roadmap on how to achieve inclusive development in the region.

Americas Caribbean

In the News

Mar 6, 2024

Bayoumi and Mowla in The Globe and Mail and Canadian Forces College on the Canadian-Caribbean partnership

On October 24, Imran Bayoumi, associate director at the Scowcroft Strategy Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and Wazim Mowla, associate director and fellow of the Caribbean Initiative at the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, were published in The Globe and Mail and featured on the Canadian Forces College’s Spotlight on Military […]

Caribbean Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Feb 28, 2024

Irregular migration starts well before the US southern border. Focus on the driving causes of the problem.

By María Eugenia Brizuela de Avila

The United States must work with other countries in the Western Hemisphere to address the economic and security factors that drive migration.

Caribbean Colombia


Feb 26, 2024

Redefining US strategy with Latin America and the Caribbean for a new era

By Jason Marczak, María Fernanda Bozmoski, Matthew Kroenig

The strategic interest of the United States and the countries of Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) lies in strengthening their western hemisphere partnership. Shared borders, economic interests, and security alliances bind these nations, along with a common goal for prosperity. However, the perception of waning US interest and the rise of external influences necessitate the […]

Caribbean Economy & Business

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series

Feb 12, 2024

Don’t let geopolitics undermine Latin America’s hard-won free markets

By Stephen B. Kaplan

The United States is concerned about China’s close economic ties to Latin America and the Caribbean; however, the US response should be careful not to undermine longstanding market norms and popular trade liberalization policies

Caribbean China