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.


In the News

Jun 9, 2022

CBDC Tracker cited in Axios on Bank of Jamaica’s progress towards launching its CBDC

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Caribbean Digital Currencies

In the News

Jun 7, 2022

Bell quoted in Newsweek on Biden’s compromise with Saudi Arabia, Venezuela

Energy & Environment Latin America

In the News

Jun 7, 2022

Burrows in New Security Beat: Youth disillusionment as a danger to democracy

By Atlantic Council

On June 7, an article co-authored by Mathew Burrows was published by the Wilson Center’s New Security Beat, which discussed the dangers of a growing cohort of youth who feel disillusioned by political failures. “Failing to examine youth engagement trends may be a serious blind spot— and thus a threat to democracy. It is a question […]

Africa Americas

New Atlanticist

Jun 3, 2022

The Summit of the Americas should shift US Caribbean policy into overdrive

By Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla

The United States has the opportunity to build new diplomatic, economic, and energy ties with a critical region.

Caribbean International Financial Institutions

Press Release

Jun 3, 2022

Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center partners with State Department for US-Mexico border study

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center announced a new partnership with the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), the Hunt Institute for Global Competitiveness at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), and Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF) in Tijuana to enhance security and economic growth in the United States and Mexico.

Mexico Migration

AC Selects

Jun 2, 2022

AC Selects: Summit of the Americas, Russian sanctions, and Venezuela’s democracy

Week of May 27, 2022 Last week, the Latin America Center hosted the Venezuela Women’s Leadership Summit to outline a concrete roadmap to guarantee equality and political representation of Venezuelan women. The Summit was followed by an event on the digital future for the Americas, bringing together regional organizations to advance an inclusive conversation on […]

Americas Conflict

Allies US-Colombia Book

Jun 1, 2022

Agenda | Allies: Twenty-seven bold ideas to reimagine the US-Colombia relationship

By Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Agenda for June 1, 2022 event, Allies: Twenty-seven bold ideas to reimagine the US-Colombia relationship.

Americas Colombia

Press Release

Jun 1, 2022

In new Atlantic Council book, US and Colombia influencers propose new vision for US-Colombia ties

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center published its first book, Allies: Twenty-Seven Bold Ideas to Reimagine the US-Colombia Relationship, that outlines a new vision for US-Colombia relations amid the bicentennial of diplomatic relations and as new local and global challenges call for a reimagined partnership.

Colombia Economy & Business

In-Depth Research & Reports

Jun 1, 2022

Advance democracy, security and rule of law

By Bill Brownfield

Go behind the scenes of the launching of Plan Colombia and explore the balancing act between the “hard side” and “soft side” of the foreign policy community, and how the flexibility of both sides and commitment of US and Colombian government made it a success.

Colombia Latin America
Oil pump at sunset

In-Depth Research & Reports

May 31, 2022

Special investment case study

By Vicki Hollub

When I was asked to become the inaugural chair of the US-Colombia Business Council in 2017, I agreed without hesitation. My work in supporting two different administrations to help broaden and deepen bilateral social and economic ties is rooted in the extensive his- tory of Occidental Petroleum (“Oxy”) in Colombia. Almost forty years have passed […]

Colombia Latin America