New AtlanticistJul 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.
Press ReleaseJul 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 AtlanticistJun 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.
New AtlanticistApr 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.
New AtlanticistMar 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.
ReportMar 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.