Under Argentina’s new government, foreign policy decisions based more on ideological affinity than on greater pragmatism could bare serious consequences for the country, more so when dealing with non-democratic countries.
While the Inter-American Foundation may have lacked the rock-and-roll-star power (and mud) of its fellow 1969 creation, the IAF set the path for development assistance to build civil society, private initiative and democracy in the Americas.
Global Americans’ High Level Working Group on Inter-American Relations released three new policy papers on the Caribbean’s vulnerability to climate change, Venezuelan refugee crisis and the role of LAC in addressing global challenges
On July 11th, presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden shared his foreign policy plans, geared toward restoring the American democratic vision and its future in the 21st century. Latin America was mentioned, but barely.
Washington can no longer take the Caribbean for granted. That means more than just impotently warning partners south of the hemisphere about China and Russia. Instead it will require more effective diplomacy and economic statecraft.