An aerial view of Quito, Ecuador

Spotlight

Jan 12, 2024

2024 predictions: How ten issues could shape the year in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

How will the region ride a new wave of changing economic and political dynamics? Will the region sizzle or fizzle? Join in and be a part of our ten-question poll on the future of LAC.

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Programs

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.

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Infographic

Jul 8, 2024

Infographic: Could Brazil be the future of global food security?

By Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

With an expected global population of 10 billion by 2050, the world must adjust to meet growing food demands. Learn more.

Americas Brazil

New Atlanticist

Jul 3, 2024

Hurricane Beryl spotlights the importance of climate adaptation in the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

The earliest category five Atlantic hurricane on record is a reminder that governments and the private sector must prioritize adapting to climate change. COP29 is a good place to start.

Caribbean Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Jul 2, 2024

What the Peruvian president’s state visit to China means for US economic diplomacy

By Martin Cassinelli

Peruvian President Dina Boluarte recently traveled to Beijing to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Washington should take note of the growing Peru-China relationship.

China Economy & Business
Turbines at an offshore wind farm near Nysted, Denmark.

Issue Brief

Jun 28, 2024

Accelerating the energy transition in the Eastern Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

Countries in the Eastern Caribbean are among the world’s most energy insecure nations. These countries grapple with high electricity costs that undercut economic competitiveness and growth, are heavily dependent on petroleum products, and are uniquely vulnerable to the effects of climate change.

Americas Caribbean

New Atlanticist

Jun 26, 2024

How to stop governments from trafficking people

By John Cotton Richmond

The US State Department’s latest Trafficking in Persons Report identifies more than a dozen governments that exploit people in forced labor and sex trafficking.

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In the News

Jun 25, 2024

Dollar Dominance Monitor featured by Reuters on BRICS de-dollarization efforts

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New Atlanticist

Jun 21, 2024

Milei’s biggest challenge is to foster the societal consensus that Argentina needs to thrive

By Martin Mühleisen

Despite President Javier Milei’s popularity with a large part of the Argentinian public, failure to array Congress behind his movement could again leave the country with a half-completed reform agenda.

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Global China

Jun 20, 2024

Global China Newsletter – Sharp words, sharper tools: Beijing hones its approach to the Global South

By Dexter Tiff Roberts

The fifth 2024 edition of the Global China Newsletter

Africa China

EnergySource

Jun 18, 2024

US-Mexico energy cooperation is vital to enable nearshoring

By William Tobin

As the United States seeks to nearshore supply chains, Mexico's energy sector presents a valuable opportunity for collaboration. By easing regulations on the private sector, Mexico can facilitate US energy investment without impeding its own vision for growth.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance
President Xi Jinping at the China-Africa Leaders Round Table at the conclusion of the 15th BRICS SUMMIT in Johannesburg.

Report

Jun 13, 2024

A Global South with Chinese characteristics

By Niva Yau

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has sponsored training programs overseas on trade, information security technologies, and more. Beijing uses these training programs to make a case for its authoritarian capitalism. Is it working?

Africa China

Experts

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