Sun, Aug 15, 2021

Haiti needs the world’s help. Now.

The world must learn from the mistakes of the past: funding failing to reach Haiti, subpar coordination with the Haitian people, and a relief effort that generated dependence on the international relief community.

New Atlanticist by Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla

Caribbean Democratic Transitions

Wed, Aug 11, 2021

Cuba’s protests have ebbed. But the forces that fueled them are as powerful as ever.

The street protests have calmed down, at least for now, but this is still a perilous moment for the island—with the Cuban people in need of continued backing.

New Atlanticist by Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla

Caribbean Cuba

Fri, Jul 9, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate China’s nuclear build-up

On July 9, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they debated the future of Chinese nuclear posture and utilization, the Sino-Russian relationship, US-China economic decoupling, and prospects for US action in Haiti […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Caribbean

Thu, Jul 8, 2021

Marczak quoted in Foreign Policy on the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

Read the whole article here (July 8, 2021)

In the News

Americas Caribbean

Wed, Jul 7, 2021

FAST THINKING: Why the Moïse assassination is Haiti’s worst-case scenario

The murder leaves a power vacuum atop a country battling rampant crime and COVID-19—with no obvious succession plan in place. What’s going on in Haiti and how will it reverberate across the region?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Caribbean Coronavirus

Mon, Jun 28, 2021

The strategic importance of sending US vaccines to the Caribbean

While the COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges across the world, it is having a disproportionate impact on countries in our hemisphere.

Issue Brief by Ambassador James Brewster, Wazim Mowla

Americas Caribbean

Wed, May 12, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine tracker: Latin America and the Caribbean

Our interactive maps track the percentage of the population of each Latin American and Caribbean country covered by current vaccine agreements; the total number of doses secured by each country and breakdown by supplier/vaccine; where each vaccine is being used across the region; and how many vaccines flow from each major producing country to regional destinations.

In-Depth Research & Reports

Caribbean Coronavirus

Fri, Apr 30, 2021

Raising ambitions: How Latin America and the Caribbean is tackling the climate crisis

The Americas are a crucial player in coordinated efforts to tackle global climate change, so we asked experts from the Atlantic Council and elsewhere to lay out what’s next.

New Atlanticist by Valentina Sader

Brazil Caribbean

Mon, Mar 1, 2021

CARICOM chairman: It’s time for a ‘reset’ in US-Caribbean relations

The world’s inequitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines is threatening the Caribbean’s economic recovery, and climate change is quickly becoming an “existential threat” to all low-lying island states, warns Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Keith Rowley.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Caribbean Climate Change & Climate Action

Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Atlantic Council’s Caribbean Initiative hosts Prime Minister Keith Rowley to officially launch programming

The Caribbean Initiative will sharpen focus on the region’s strategic importance as a key US partner and bring increased recognition to the importance of the Caribbean amid vast hemispheric challenges

Press Release

Caribbean Latin America