New Atlanticist

Nov 10, 2023

The APEP Leaders’ Summit opened a window for deeper US economic ties with Latin America and the Caribbean

By Jason Marczak, Martin Cassinelli

The White House's promises at the November 3 summit should be followed up with trade integration efforts, investment goals, and an expansion of the countries involved.

Americas Caribbean

Issue Brief

Sep 26, 2023

A roadmap for the Caribbean’s energy transition

By David Goldwyn, Eugene Tiah, and Wazim Mowla

Caribbean countries are in desperate need of an energy transition. Disproportionately high electricity costs impede economic development, stress public finance budgets, and harm the competitiveness of tourism and other industries.

Americas Caribbean

New Atlanticist

Sep 18, 2023

Gender-based violence is a problem in the Caribbean. Here’s how local leaders in Jamaica and Guyana are addressing it.

By Martin Cassinelli

In Guyana, 55 percent of women reported having experienced at least one form of violence, including intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual abuse.

Caribbean Latin America

Issue Brief

Sep 6, 2023

Strengthening financial inclusion in the Caribbean: Treating correspondent banking relationships as a public good

By Wazim Mowla

To bolster financial inclusion in the Caribbean, the United States must treat corresponding banking relationships as a public good.

Caribbean Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Jul 19, 2023

An eight-year diplomatic lull is over. So what did EU and Latin American and Caribbean leaders achieve?

By Jason Marczak, Jörn Fleck

The EU-CELAC Summit in Brussels this week unleashed a newfound European commitment to the Americas. But what happens between now and 2025 will be decisive.

Caribbean Economy & Business

Press Release

Jul 10, 2023

Atlantic Council partners with UN Women to advance gender equity and security in the Caribbean

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 10, 2023 – The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (AALAC) announced today a new partnership with the UN Women Multi-Country Office – Caribbean to tackle the most pressing gender-based challenges in the Caribbean, which will focus particularly on Guyana and Jamaica. “Women and girls in the Caribbean face unique […]


New Atlanticist

Jun 30, 2023

Success is not just showing up. Blinken’s Caribbean trip needs to deliver.

By Wazim Mowla

The US secretary of state heads to Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana, building on recent Biden administration outreach to the region. But if he arrives with little to announce, frustration is likely to brew.

Americas Caribbean

New Atlanticist

Apr 20, 2023

How states and cities can lead the US fight for a gender-sensitive security strategy

By Willow Fortunoff and Diana Paz García

Partnerships are a crucial part of advancing the United States' women, peace, and security agenda. Mayors and governors are already forming these important partnerships.

Caribbean Conflict

In the News

Apr 19, 2023

Van Metre in Just Security: Strengthening democracy with the Global Fragility Act: Getting political transformation right

By Atlantic Council

Caribbean Democratic Transitions

In the News

Apr 11, 2023

Bayoumi in Foreign Policy discussing the need for a democracy-first approach in Haiti

Imran Bayoumi authors an article for Foreign Policy discussing potential policy solutions to Haiti's ongoing state of unrest.

Caribbean Crisis Management