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El Día Internacional de la Educación

El 24 de enero marca la importancia de la educación como respuesta a los obstáculos que deben enfrentar las comunidades alrededor del mundo y nos recuerda ...
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The relationship between the MERCOSUR agreement with the European Union and South American regionalism

The ratification of the EU-MERCOSUR agreement still faces obstacles based on the negligence of Brazilian environmental policy, asymmetric ideologies in ...
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Putting the Summits of the Americas in historic perspective

While the Summits of the Americas have faced challenges, and the goals of the first summit remain largely unrealized, this does not mean that the process ...
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A dark day for American democracy

As the United States raggedly marches toward the January 20th inauguration, politicians and media pundits have, ironically, likened the tumultuous ...
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Damage control

Colombian support for President Donald Trump during the 2020 presidential election threatens to stain the U.S.-Colombia relationship. The task now will be ...
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Re-examining Caribbean-Chinese relations

Instead of attempting to counter Chinese influence in the region, U.S. officials and policymakers should focus on providing suitable alternatives to ...
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Monitoring Russian and Chinese Misinformation in Latin America

Global Americans monitors four state news sources that have quickly gained influence in the region—Russia Today and Sputnik from Russia, and Xinhua and People’s Daily from China— to understand how they portray events for readers in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Caribbean: 2030 Trends

The Caribbean basin is one the most regionally, culturally and linguistically diverse regions of the world. While the broader Caribbean basin includes island nations and territories as well as countries on the mainland, including Mexico and parts of Central and South America, this study focuses primarily on the sovereign island nations of the Caribbean, as well as the members of the Caribbean Community.

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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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The Global Americans is a modern day take on the traditional think tank. Through its website, Global Americans provides up-to-date research and analysis on key areas and issues affecting Latin America and the Caribbean. Its aim is to provide policymakers, academics and Latin America enthusiasts with the tools they need to promote change towards a more prosperous relationship between Latin America and the United States. 

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