An aerial view of Quito, Ecuador


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.

Brazil Caribbean


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.


New Atlanticist

May 14, 2024

Brazil’s tragic floods should put climate adaptation at the top of the G20 and COP agendas

By Valentina Sader

The ongoing flooding in Rio Grande do Sul is an example of the urgent need for countries to focus on adapting to climate change.

Brazil Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

May 7, 2024

Panama has a new president. José Raúl Mulino should focus on these three priorities.

By Felipe Félix Méndez

By implementing these changes, the Mulino administration will be able to place Panama on a path of inclusive and sustainable development.

Economy & Business Elections

New Atlanticist

May 7, 2024

Colombia’s president must focus on economic stewardship in the second half of his term

By Enrique Millan-Mejia and Geoff Ramsey

President Gustavo Petro should adopt a steadier hand on domestic issues and a more cooperative stance toward international private sector investment.

Colombia Economy & Business


May 3, 2024

G7 pledges to end coal—but only inclusive action will make a real climate impact

By Elena Benaim

During the G7 energy ministerial in Turin, Italy, climate, energy, and environment ministers made a historic pledge to phase out coal power plants by 2035 among other agreements. But members ultimately need to turn pledges into action to blunt the impacts of climate change.

Africa Brazil

New Atlanticist

Apr 29, 2024

Climate change doesn’t have to result in greater gender inequity in the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

Caribbean climate policy design and resource allocation must incorporate the voices and interests of the region’s women and girls.

Caribbean Civil Society

New Atlanticist

Apr 23, 2024

Mexico’s next president must address violence against women in rural areas

By Charlene Aguilera, Isabel Chiriboga

Whoever is elected on June 2, the next Mexican president will need to address the surge of violence against women, especially in remote states.

Americas Elections

In the News

Apr 22, 2024

Global China Hub Nonresident Senior Fellow Didi Kirsten Tatlow in Newsweek

By Didi Kirsten Tatlow 

On April 19th, Global China Hub Nonresident Senior Fellow Didi Kirsten Tatlow published an article in Newsweek regarding the expansion of Chinese state-owned companies and aligned private businesses in Antigua and Barbuda and other Caribbean countries.

Caribbean China

In the News

Apr 22, 2024

Global China Hub Nonresident Senior Fellow Parsifal D’Sola in the United States Institute of Peace

By Parsifal D’Sola

On April 17th, Global China Hub Nonresident Senior Fellow Parsifal D’Sola published a report on the United States Institute of Peace on Huawei’s expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean and examined its role as a major provider of information and communications technology in the region.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Apr 18, 2024

IMF-World Bank Week events and G20 evening reception mentioned in Politico

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Brazil International Financial Institutions

New Atlanticist

Apr 18, 2024

What should digital public infrastructure look like? The G7 and G20 offer contrasting visions.

By Anand Raghuraman

The two organizations hold different views of how digital public infrastructure should shape the way markets function.

Brazil Digital Policy