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Guatemala Cracks Down on the Press

Last Friday, Guatemalan authorities arrested journalist José Rubén Zamora at his home in Guatemala City for alleged money laundering, blackmail, and ...

Frenemy of the Press: Understanding President Petro’s Tense Relationship with the Media

The way that Petro interacts with the press, especially reporters who are critical of his administration, will determine his democratic credentials.

A Global Americans Interview with Ambassador Ramón Martínez of Panama

Panama stands ready to work with our main strategic partner to invest in strengthening the very institutions and social safety nets that we rely on as the ...

The Evolution of Peru’s Multidimensional Challenges, Part III: Engagement with China

The PRC’s significant, long-standing relationship with Peru, including its significant role in key sectors such as mining, petroleum, logistics, ...

Significativamente corrupto: no solo Cartes pero la sociedad paraguaya

La descripción de “significativamente corrupto” no debería pesar solo sobre el Señor Horacio Cartes, sino sobre la sociedad paraguaya que conscientemente ...

U.S. Department of State Signs a Memorandum with Alliance for Development in Democracy

On Monday, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and Panama, member states of the Alliance for Development in Democracy (ADD), signed a memorandum of ...


High-Level Working Group on U.S.-Ecuador Relations 

In June 2021, Global Americans launched a high-level working group, comprised of seasoned current and former policymakers, foreign service professionals, business leaders, and scholars, to study how the United States and Ecuador can deepen their relationship. Since then, we have published reports on topics from traditional knowledge to environmental cooperation and from Indigenous rights to intellectual property.

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Working Group on U.S.-Ecuador Relations

Global Americans is proud to launch a new research initiative evaluating the future of U.S.-Ecuador relations. This independent project will examine how both the United States and Ecuador might benefit from deeper engagement; a dedication to common principles of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law; and an emphasis on shared prosperity. At the end of this project, Global Americans will offer specific recommendations on how to strengthen the U.S.-Ecuador relationship to the benefit of the people of both countries.


Measuring the Impact of Misinformation, Disinformation, and Propaganda in Latin America

Global Americans is proud to release our final, public report, “Measuring the Impact of Misinformation, Disinformation, and Propaganda in Latin America.” This report follows 16 months of intensive research in collaboration with Medianálisis, the Escuela de Gobierno del Tecnológico de Monterrey, the Universidad del Rosario, and the Centro para la Apertura y Desarrollo de América Latina (CADAL).


Central America: 2030 Trends

The countries of Central America—Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama—face many of the same challenges. The most obvious and publicly discussed of these challenges is crime and insecurity, stemming both from the subregion’s unfortunate geographic location between cocaine producing countries to its south and cocaine consuming countries to the north—primarily the United States—and domestic gang violence and corruption.


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Global Americans is a modern day take on the traditional think tank. Our team of experts provides changemakers in the Western Hemisphere with up-to-date research and analysis on key areas and issues affecting countries in the region. Global Americans engages policymakers, academics, journalists, civil society leaders, and Latin America enthusiasts to make sure they have the tools they need to promote a safer, stabler, more just, and more prosperous hemisphere.