With a career spanning over 35 years, Ambassador Shannon is one of the most experienced Latin American hands in the administration. His Department of State Flag Ceremony is scheduled for early this June
Global Americans spoke to Juan Gonzalez, a recognized foreign policy executive with over 15 years of experience in U.S.-Latin America relations and one of the Global Americans 2018 New Generation of Public Intellectuals.
Rumors have circulated that President Trump may not attend the 8th Summit of the Americas when it meets in Lima this April. If true, it will be more evidence of a careless (or willful) ceding of goodwill and leadership in our neighborhood.
In yet another break with standard diplomatic practice, there have been no press releases or briefings since Jared Kushner’s return from Mexico. This is not the way diplomacy in a democracy is, or should be, conducted.