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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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Announcements

Jan 26, 2023

Atlantic Council and DT Institute launch Central America Task Force to accelerate confidence of businesses in the region

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (AALAC) and DT Institute convened on January 25th a new Central America Task Force (CATF). Over the next 10 months, the task force will devise action-oriented, locally driven policy recommendations for anti-corruption efforts to unlock economic opportunities and investment. These recommendations will be captured in three country-specific […]

Latin America Northern Triangle

Econographics

Jan 26, 2023

Global Sanctions Dashboard: How sanctions will further squeeze the Russian economy in 2023

By Charles Lichfield, Maia Nikoladze, and Castellum.AI

In this edition of the Global Sanctions Dashboard, we cover the most pressing economic statecraft issues: the effects of sanctions on the Russian economy, Venezuela’s pursuit of lifting energy sanctions, and the plans for screening EU-US investment going into China. We find that, contrary to Moscow’s claims, the Russian economy is not sanctions-proof and the […]

China Economic Sanctions

Experts react

Jan 25, 2023

Experts react: The US opens up Caribbean energy supplies with a sanctions exception for Venezuela. What does it mean for the region?

By Atlantic Council experts

The agreement would boost Caribbean energy supplies while creating an exception for some US sanctions on Caracas—without allowing cash payments to go to President Nicolás Maduro’s government.

Caribbean Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist

Jan 24, 2023

This is a make-or-break year for US-Caribbean relations

By Wazim Mowla

Last year, the United States was in listening mode; but this year, the United States must make it a priority to support the Caribbean—or someone else will.

Caribbean Geopolitics & Energy Security

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Jan 21, 2023

Aviso LatAm: January 21, 2023

Protests in Peru descend into capital city Lima

Brazil Caribbean

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series

Jan 20, 2023

Six ‘snow leopards’ to watch for in 2023 

Atlantic Council foresight experts spot the underappreciated phenomena that could have outsize impact on the world, driving global change and shaping the future.

Brazil China

New Atlanticist

Jan 18, 2023

Bahamian prime minister urges action on climate change, financial inclusion, and regional cooperation

By Nick Fouriezos

Philip Davis, prime minister of The Bahamas and chair of the Caribbean Community, told the Atlantic Council that the region is ready to take action on improving energy security and economic development.

Caribbean Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Jan 18, 2023

As Brazil investigates Bolsonaro’s role in anti-democratic riots, should the US kick him out?

By Gissou Nia, Thomas S. Warrick

While the Biden administration needs to demonstrate moral leadership, acting too hastily could fuel the flames of Brazil’s polarized politics and damage democracy in the long term.

Brazil Elections

In the News

Jan 14, 2023

CBDC Tracker cited in Bloomberg on how the FTX collapse is impacting the rollout of a CBDC by The Bahamas

Read the full article here.

Caribbean Digital Currencies

Fast Thinking

Jan 9, 2023

How Brazil can respond to its democracy stress test

By Atlantic Council

Now that authorities have cleared the protests and launched an investigation into security failures, our experts break down what’s to come.

Brazil Democratic Transitions

Experts

Events