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.

Experts

Samantha Sultoon

Visiting Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program and Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Economic Sanctions Initiative Global Business & Economics Program

Luiza Bandeira

Research Assistant for Latin America, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Julie Chon

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program

Global Business & Economics Program

Content

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Russia’s intervention in Venezuela: What’s at stake?

Venezuela is suffering one of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in recent memory, Russia has become a key actor that has provided a lifeline of support to Maduro and his cronies. Today, Russia’s efforts to prop up Nicolás Maduro have been a relatively low-cost, but high-reward strategy for Moscow to sow further instability in the United States' own hemisphere.

Report by John E. Herbst and Jason Marczak

Democratic Transitions Economic Sanctions

Wed, Sep 4, 2019

A new day for Mexico? AMLO’s first Informe de Gobierno

Conference call On September 4, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a conference call to analyze Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) government address after his first nine months in office. Speakers included Reynaldo Vizcarra-Mendez, Partner at Baker & McKenzie Abogados S.C.; Rodrigo Gallegos, Advisor at De la Calle, Madrazo, Madrid; and Valeria Moy, Nonresident […]

Event Recaps by Pablo Reynoso

Economy & Business English
Rally against USMCA

Mon, Aug 12, 2019

Back to the future on trade with the USMCA

just like today, House Democrats in 2007 sought changes to pending agreements in their provisions on labor, environment, and intellectual property protections for pharmaceutical products.

New Atlanticist by Mark Linscott

Mexico Trade

Wed, Aug 7, 2019

Spotlight: President Bukele’s first six months

As Bukele continues to settle into office, what policies from his proposed Plan Cuscatlán should his administration prioritize?

Issue Brief by María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila and Domingo Sadurní

Elections Latin America

Tue, Jul 30, 2019

Chile against corruption: What can the region learn?

The 2018 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index shows that, despite global efforts to curb corruption, cultural changes and the announcement of positive results have been slow.

Issue Brief by Laura Albornoz Pollmann

Corruption Latin America

Tue, Jul 30, 2019

Chile Against Corruption: What Can the Region Learn?

To launch the last of a series of spotlights on anti-corruption, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a conference call to discuss Chile’s successes and steps countries can take to revitalize regulatory frameworks. Authored by Former Minister of National Women’s Affairs of Chile and Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Non-Resident Senior Fellow Laura Albornoz […]

Event Recap by Guillermo Garcia Montenegro

Brazil Latin America

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

The US-Colombia partnership: From Venezuela’s crisis to counter-narcotics efforts

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in partnership with the United States Institute for Peace, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Latin America Program, and the Inter-American Dialogue, hosted H.E. Carlos Holmes Trujillo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, for a discussion on the future of US-Colombia relations. The conversation was moderated […]

Event Recap by Bryan Wilensky

Colombia Conflict

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

As crisis continues in Venezuela, Colombia’s “borders are open,” foreign minister says

"We are receiving Venezuelans with a sense of solidarity."

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Colombia Venezuela

Mon, Jul 15, 2019

USMCA’s road to passage is bumpy, but its promised stability is sorely needed

A completed USMCA would provide more important certainty.

New Atlanticist by Earl Anthony Wayne

Economy & Business Mexico

Tue, Jul 9, 2019

Wayne in the Hill: Sustaining progress with Mexico on migration

In the News by Atlantic Council

Mexico Migration

Events

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

China, Oil, and Venezuela: Myths, Reality, and Future

As international pressure mounts toward the Maduro regime, including US sanctions, what does the future hold for the troubled, oil-rich nation and its relationship with China?

9:00am Washington DC