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A Global Americans Review of Beef, Bible and Bullets: Brazil in the Age of Bolsonaro

Lapper’s Beef, Bible and Bullets provides an excellent guide through Brazil’s current political complexities and the man who would be Trump. It is strongly ...

Three Ways Lasso’s Referendum Can Strengthen U.S.-Ecuador Relations

Passing the referendum would generate positive effects on multiple levels—for the Ecuadorean people, for democracy’s position and presence in the region, ...

President Putin’s actions are jeopardizing economic peace and growth: The world should say “no more”

Every government, at the United Nations General Assembly this month, at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States next month, and in ...

U.N. High-Level General Assembly Begins

On Tuesday, world leaders began gathering in New York for the high-level debate of the UNGA’s seventy-seventh session. The debate, which was the first ...

Brazil’s Looming Presidential Election

Considering the level of passion from Bolsonaro supporters and the large number of Brazilians who dislike the president, Brazil could remain a highly ...

Pink Tide 2.0? The Same Trap Awaits

The label “pink tide” was already misleading 20 years ago. Today, with even more pronounced distinctions between the left-wing presidents and diverse ...


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.