Press Release

Apr 26, 2022

Ambassador Riyad Insanally, Ambassador Kevin Whitaker, and Sally Yearwood join the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center as nonresident senior fellows

New class of fellows to bring deep foreign policy experience and understanding of US-Caribbean and US-Colombia relations, as well as China’s role in the Western Hemisphere.

Caribbean Colombia


Mar 1, 2022

Financial de-risking in the Caribbean: The US implications and what needs to be done

By Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla

This report identifies how the withdrawal of correspondent banking relations, otherwise known as de-risking, affects Caribbean economies, people, and US-Caribbean relations.

Americas Caribbean


Feb 23, 2022

US-China vaccine diplomacy: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

By María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Bosco Marti, Riyad Insanally and Claudia Trevisan

The implications of diverging COVID-19 responses, notably at the onset of the pandemic’s rise in the region, will reverberate beyond the health sector. What might the differing US and China pandemic approaches portend for future influence in the region? 

Caribbean China

Engagement Reframed

Jan 26, 2022

Engagement Reframed: Introduction

By Robert A. Manning, Christopher Preble

The Biden administration has been slow to distribute surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses to countries in need or to facilitate foreign manufacturing of vaccines, squandering a diplomatic opportunity and potentially endangering US security.

Africa Caribbean


Jan 19, 2022

Marczak testifies to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the new Alliance for Democratic Development

By Jason Marczak

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Senior Director Jason Marczak testifies to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs regarding the new Alliance for Democratic Development.

Caribbean Economy & Business


Jan 4, 2022

Spotlight: Latin America and the Caribbean – Ten questions for 2022

By Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

The year 2022 will be one of change across the Western Hemisphere. So, what might or might not be on the horizon?

Brazil Caribbean

In the News

Jan 3, 2022

The CBDC Tracker was featured in Business Insider discussing Jamaica’s CBDC pilot

By GeoEconomics Center

Read the full article here

Caribbean Digital Currencies

The 5×5

Dec 9, 2021

The 5×5—The state of cybersecurity in Latin America

By Simon Handler

Experts provide insights into the current state of cybersecurity in Latin America, how capacity and cooperation could be improved, and what the future holds for the region.

Caribbean Conflict


Nov 22, 2021

It’s time to refresh the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative

By David L. Goldwyn

A renewed commitment to intergovernmental energy governance could be transformative to the viability of the energy transition in the Caribbean. And plenty of precedent—including a previous system in the region itself—makes that prospect more than just wishful thinking.

Caribbean Energy & Environment

In the News

Oct 21, 2021

Raghuveera interviewed by Nikkei regarding the Bahamas Sand Dollar and the importance of marketing and promotion for CBDCs

By Nikhil Raghuveera

Read the full article here.

Americas Caribbean