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International Cybersecurity Cooperation Looks Great on Paper, but Needs Work on Implementation

Cyber policymakers in the United States can take several steps to improve international cyber training coordination.

The United Nations and Haiti

It seems evident that these UN missions and other initiatives to support Haiti have lacked a vision of state-building as a basic premise to articulate ...

Chile’s New Lithium Policy, White Gold, and Geopolitics

Chile holds a significant position in the global economy. As the world shifts from a dependence on fossil fuels to clean and renewable sources of energy, ...

Opposition Struggles to Reunite against President Maduro

Overall, the greatest challenge for the opposition is to rebuild a political consensus within its own diverse ranks, define a unified strategy path, and ...

The Balancing Act: Brazil and Mexico Court Beijing While Managing Their Relationship to Washington

With distinct objectives, Brazil and Mexico are increasingly open to engagement with China, which is happy to oblige in partnership with both economies.

A Global Americans Review of Resisting Backsliding

Gamboa’s book offers a vital contribution to the academic debate over democratic backsliding. More importantly, it offers practical wisdom. If structural ...


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.


About Us

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.