A group of more than 20 leading scholars, convened by Global Americans, has outlined a series of nonpartisan proposals for the next administration to strengthen and leverage the U.S.’s relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.
In the past decade, Latin America and the Caribbean’s importance in the international system has changed dramatically. A new book examines the constraints and opportunities for this new era of Latin American foreign policy—and implications for U.S. foreign policy.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced his government’s intention to seek a non-permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council. But a lot has changed since Canada helped usher in the U.N. decades ago, including the global body’s reputation and Canada’s commitment to that form of multilateralism.
Está claro que América Latina no es un solo país. Asimismo, a Estados Unidos no le ha quedado otra opción que muchas veces mirar la región como una misma masa de países. Porque si bien los que siguen “gritando contra el imperio” son cada vez menos, los que callan ante esos gritos son cada vez más. Nadie se atreve, en la región, a frenar la ola de discursos vacíos de mea culpa.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s state dinner at the White House, the first in 19 years, and the summit with President Obama was big news in Canada. But will the elections in the U.S. undermine the personal and policy progress that was made?
One of the legacies President Barack Obama will leave to his successor is increased foreign policy leverage in Latin America. Nowhere is this more evident than in U.S. policy toward Cuba and Venezuela—and because of those two countries with the rest of the hemisphere.
Forget about Sean Penn. The capture of El Chapo demonstrates the competence of the Mexican armed forces and the progress made in years of collaboration between the U.S. and Mexico. But at the same time cartels have also started to collaborate and consolidate, raising new challenges for both partners.