New Atlanticist

Jul 19, 2023

An eight-year diplomatic lull is over. So what did EU and Latin American and Caribbean leaders achieve?

By Jason Marczak, Jörn Fleck

The EU-CELAC Summit in Brussels this week unleashed a newfound European commitment to the Americas. But what happens between now and 2025 will be decisive.

Caribbean Economy & Business

Press Release

Jul 10, 2023

Atlantic Council partners with UN Women to advance gender equity and security in the Caribbean

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 10, 2023 – The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (AALAC) announced today a new partnership with the UN Women Multi-Country Office – Caribbean to tackle the most pressing gender-based challenges in the Caribbean, which will focus particularly on Guyana and Jamaica. “Women and girls in the Caribbean face unique […]


New Atlanticist

Jun 30, 2023

Success is not just showing up. Blinken’s Caribbean trip needs to deliver.

By Wazim Mowla

The US secretary of state heads to Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana, building on recent Biden administration outreach to the region. But if he arrives with little to announce, frustration is likely to brew.

Americas Caribbean

New Atlanticist

Apr 20, 2023

How states and cities can lead the US fight for a gender-sensitive security strategy

By Willow Fortunoff and Diana Paz García

Partnerships are a crucial part of advancing the United States' women, peace, and security agenda. Mayors and governors are already forming these important partnerships.

Caribbean Conflict

In the News

Apr 11, 2023

Bayoumi in Foreign Policy discussing the need for a democracy-first approach in Haiti

Imran Bayoumi authors an article for Foreign Policy discussing potential policy solutions to Haiti's ongoing state of unrest.

Caribbean Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Mar 29, 2023

What policymakers should know about improving gender equality in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Atlantic Council experts

Narrowing the gender gap is pivotal for charting a more prosperous future for the region. Five experts on the region provide their ideas for doing so.

Americas Caribbean


Mar 20, 2023

Humanitarian aid: Defining new areas of US-LAC collaboration

By Pepe Zhang, Isabel Bernhard

The US humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) system—well practiced and extensively developed—could further serve US and partners’ needs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and beyond through targeted improvements. Based on our experience as HADR practitioners with operational and academic expertise, we share insights from many years of working with partners in the Americas.

Americas Caribbean

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Feb 18, 2023

Aviso LatAm: February 18, 2023

For the first time in nearly three years, Brazil registered zero pandemic-related deaths in a day

Brazil Caribbean

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Feb 6, 2023

Aviso LatAm: February 6, 2023

Dr, Jarbas Barbosa takes office as PAHO's new director

Brazil Caribbean

In the News

Feb 3, 2023

Goldwyn quoted in The Wall Street Journal on Venezuelan oil and gas

Americas Caribbean