Registration is now open for part two of our two-day virtual conference, in collaboration with the US Embassy in Suriname the Youth Education and Leadership Foundation, on indigenous rights and extractive industries in the Amazon.
Register here: https://buff.ly/33wJP3U
Indigenous Rights in the Amazon
Watch the webinar recording here.
Extractive Industries in the Amazon
September 30, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Lies & Distortions: 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.
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.READ REPORT
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.READ REPORT
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.READ MORE