The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center expands awareness of the new Latin America across diverse communities of influence by positioning the region as a core partner in the transatlantic community.


Fast Thinking

Nov 20, 2023

The economic aftershocks from Milei’s win in Argentina

By Atlantic Council

Argentina’s economy is due for radical change from the Peronist status quo as libertarian TV personality Javier Milei is set to become the country’s next president.

Americas Elections

New Atlanticist

Nov 20, 2023

Experts react: Can ‘lion king’ Milei tame Argentina’s roaring inflation?

By Atlantic Council experts

The former television personality known for his libertarian economic views and unruly mane will become Argentina’s next president. His first task will be dealing with runaway inflation.

Americas Economy & Business


Nov 16, 2023

Six steps Guyana can take to avoid the resource curse

By David L. Goldwyn

Guyana is on a rapid path to potentially becoming the fourth largest oil producer in the world. Now, the government has an opportunity to show the world how to do resource development right.

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

New Atlanticist

Nov 13, 2023

What Colombia’s ambitious new anti-drug plan means for US relations

By Lucie Kneip and Geoff Ramsey

The Colombian government recently unveiled a new ten-year drug strategy, attempting to break from a half-century of policies that have failed to curb coca production.

Americas Colombia

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


Nov 8, 2023

Future of the Cities Summit of the Americas

By Willow Fortunoff, Diego Area

The first-ever Cities Summit of the Americas created a new platform for mayors across the hemisphere to build partnerships with civil society organizations–particularly those focused on the region and/or local governance–private sector companies, and one another.

Civil Society Energy Markets & Governance

In the News

Nov 1, 2023

Global China Hub nonresident senior fellow Parsifal D’Sola quoted in The Economist

While speaking about the foreign policy of Colombia’s left-wing president Gustavo Petro, GCH nonresident senior fellow Parsifal D’Sola said “There’s basically no public policy on China” to The Economist.

China Latin America

In the News

Oct 26, 2023

Global China Hub nonresident senior fellow Parsifal D’Sola quoted in the Financial Times

Global Senior Hub nonresident senior fellow Parsifal D’Sola quoted in the Financial Times discussing China’s ambitions in Latin America. He says, “[Gaining a foothold in Colombia] would help with the distribution of products and technology services, among other Chinese interests, and given Colombia’s historical ties to the US, it would be a diplomatic win for […]

China Colombia

New Atlanticist

Oct 23, 2023

Populism vs. the establishment: What to expect in Argentina’s presidential runoff 

By Atlantic Council experts

After a surprising first-round result, the November 19 election will now pit Economy Minister Sergio Massa against right-wing populist Javier Milei.

Americas Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Oct 18, 2023

Experts react: Will Venezuela now hold freer elections and get sanctions relief?

By Atlantic Council experts

On October 17, Venezuela’s government and members of the opposition signed a deal to work toward making next year’s presidential elections more free and fair. Sanctions relief could be next.

Democratic Transitions Economy & Business