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Four years later, Biden faces a different Latin America

Data from the AmericasBarometer survey shows that Latin Americans' faith in the U.S. government and democracy has declined while their trust in the Chinese ...

An interview with Agustín Porres, Latin American Regional Director for the Varkey Foundation

The Varkey Foundation has funded training for more than 46,000 teachers, and directly impacted the education of over 1.6 million students around the world. ...

Hemisphere Weekly: Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States

President Biden also announced the signing of 15 executive orders, including reversing former President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement; ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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.

Click here to see the articles we’ve tracked so far

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The Caribbean Corner

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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.


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.