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Peru’s Crisis Reopens the Wounds of the Internal Armed Conflict

Peru is experiencing its worst political violence in years. Since the ouster of then-President Pedro Castillo on December 7, at least 58 Peruvians have ...

A Path Forward for the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

If Latin American governments push forward a well-focused, politically pragmatic agenda, the Latin Americanists lying in wait in the administration can be ...

¿Qué tan azules son nuestras economías?

La incorporación de la Economía Azul en América Latina aún necesita trabajo. Aunque hay evidencias de avances en el desarrollo de planes y programas ...

Tunisia in the mirror of the democratic transition in Latin America

In Tunisia, the nation’s deepening economic crisis has disappointed citizens hoping that democracy would usher in a new prosperity. But both Tunisia and ...

LGBTI Victories in the Caribbean and a Turning Point for LGBTI Rights in the Americas

The legal victories in the Caribbean offer a glimmer of hope that the moral arc on LGBTI rights continues to bend toward justice in the Americas.

Una democracia feminista para Venezuela

Es más, toda política pública, apoyo humanitario, esfuerzos de inversión y/o reformas de Estado debe contar con una perspectiva feminista transversal cuyo ...


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.