New Atlanticist

Jul 12, 2022

AMLO’s US visit can get the USMCA back on track

By Jacob M. Kaufhold

Many of the landmark trade deal's best opportunities remain untapped. The US and Mexico have a golden opportunity to build on their trade successes and overcome differences.

Economy & Business Mexico


Jul 11, 2022

Climate and energy at the US-Mexico bilateral summit

By David L. Goldwyn, Neil Robert Brown, Andrea Clabough

Energy and climate issues will feature heavily when Mexico's president visits the White House this week. President Biden faces the tough task of fostering greater cooperation while asserting US demands for treaty compliance and a free and fair energy market.

Americas Energy & Environment

In the News

Jun 23, 2022

Preble on Net Assessment: Is Biden’s approach to Latin America a problem?

By Atlantic Council

On June 23, Christopher Preble co-hosted a new iteration of the Net Assessment podcast in the War on the Rocks network about the Summit of the Americas. By all accounts, the Summit was poorly organized, and attending leaders were unimpressed with the lack of consultation before the event and with the initiatives set forth by […]

Americas Democratic Transitions

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

Mar 18, 2022

AC Selects: Ukraine’s energy security and US-Mexico growth opportunities

Week of March 18, 2022 Last week, the Eurasia Center and Latin America Center hosted experts to discuss the consequences of Russia’s war on European energy security, the US-Mexico bilateral relationship, and strategies to sustain green and equitable economic growth across the Americas. Related events I think the whole world realized the seriousness of this […]

Americas Energy & Environment
Indian migrants detained at US-Mexico border

Engagement Reframed

Mar 8, 2022

Engagement Reframed #4: Securing America’s demographic and economic future

By Mathew Burrows

What is the opportunity? Throughout US history, many American entrepreneurial heroes have been immigrants or the children of immigrants—from Alexander Graham Bell and Andrew Carnegie, both born in Scotland, to Intel’s Andy Grove and Google’s Sergey Brin, originally from Hungary and Russia, respectively. Indian immigrants comprise only about 1 percent of the US population but […]

Americas Entrepreneurship


Mar 3, 2022

What to expect from Mexico’s energy reform bill

Mexico's Congress is currently debating a proposed amendment to the constitution to allow the state to increase control over the country’s energy market. What can we expect from this energy reform bill?

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

New Atlanticist

Feb 28, 2022

Russian Hybrid War Report: Russia retaliates against anti-war celebrities as social platforms crack down on Russian media

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Meta, Patreon, and Twitter are taking action against Russian accounts, while Russian celebrities are facing pushback for their views, according to the Council's open-source researchers.

Belarus Conflict


Jan 4, 2022

Spotlight: Latin America and the Caribbean – Ten questions for 2022

By Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

The year 2022 will be one of change across the Western Hemisphere. So, what might or might not be on the horizon?

Brazil Caribbean


Nov 18, 2021

Infographic: Why North America matters?

By Eva Lardizabal

Ahead of the 2021 North American Leaders' Summit, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center highlights the importance of North American cooperation on issues such as health, commerce and investment, security, and migration.

Americas Economy & Business