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Venezuelan Women Are Leading the Charge to Construct a Prosperous and Democratic Venezuela

If and when negotiations resume, it will be critical that women are not only present at the negotiating table, but are also taking the lead in charting ...

U.S. Policy in Latin America—Time for a New American Realism

By helping [the hemisphere’s] democracies to deliver, the United States can prevent populist regimes from emerging, and thereby close down space for malign ...

Colombia’s Northern Region Paralyzed by Clan del Golfo

Last week, Colombian kingpin Dairo Antonio Úsuga, better known as Otoniel, was extradited to the United States, where he will face drug- and ...

Uruguay’s Next Big Challenge: Social Security Reform

President Lacalle Pou hoped that his referendum victory would offer him more time, as well as a stronger mandate, to pursue a series of reforms, including ...

Oil, Water, and Climate Change in the Guyana-Suriname Basin

Yes, the rising sea levels might only affect offshore drilling operations minimally. But the rising waters and other manifestations of climate change ...

Cuban Foreign Minister Rodríguez Denounces the United States

Last Monday, during a press conference in Havana, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez denounced the United States for excluding Cuba from the ...


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.