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Global Americans’ Commentary is a collection of essays and think pieces from thought leaders across the Americas. 

Our authors provide new and diverse perspectives on key trends, exposing our readers to fresh ideas regarding the biggest stories in the region. 

 

Democracy & Elections

Why the Barbados Agreement Failed: Maduro Needs an Off-Ramp

Though the agreement nominally gave the regime a fair chance at winning the election by lifting sanctions and boosting the economy, a fair chance was ...

Democracy & Elections

Why the Barbados Agreement Failed: Maduro Needs an Off-Ramp
Though the agreement nominally gave the regime a fair chance at winning the election by lifting sanctions and boosting the economy, a fair chance was ...
Things Fall Apart: Will Mexico’s Ruling Party Survive the Upcoming Change in Administration?
MORENA has developed fractures that may portend a coming schism. Indeed, the chances of a major rupture in the party during a Sheinbaum administration appear ...
Reassessing U.S. Sanctions Strategy Towards Venezuela
The decision to reimpose oil sanctions on Venezuela represents a calibrated response aimed at maintaining diplomatic engagement while upholding democratic principles.

Human Rights

Austerity Measures Sink Cuba Further into Near Collapse

Overall, the move toward more liberal measures appears to be too little too late, despite pressures from Vietnamese and Chinese Communist Party representatives in recent years strongly advising that Cuba undergo free market-oriented reforms.

Economics

Austerity Measures Sink Cuba Further into Near Collapse

Overall, the move toward more liberal measures appears to be too little too late, despite pressures from Vietnamese and Chinese Communist Party representatives in recent years strongly advising that Cuba undergo free market-oriented reforms.

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Environment

Panama and the Crossfire of Local Environmentalism and the Global Energy Transition

Cobre Panamá indicates that the process of extracting the critical materials is complicated, messy, and disruptive—for all parties involved.

Foreign Affairs

Paraguay: A Promising Government Navigating a Perilous Path

The greatest gift that Cartes can give the country and President Peña is to empower Peña to take the real and symbolic steps to frontally tackle corruption.

Security & the Rule of Law

What Can U.S. Policymakers Learn from Mexico’s Attacks on Academia?
This power grab will likely gut the Mexican research and development capacity it seeks to protect—politicizing research doesn’t exactly have a stellar track record of ...
For Mexico’s Economy To Grow, Security Issues Need To Be Addressed
Until Mexico reduces the risk of cargo truck hijacking, the country is likely to miss out on billions of dollars of potential new foreign investment.
A Global Americans Review of Authoritarian Police in Democracy, Contested Security in Latin America
Yanilda María González’s book examines why it is so difficult to reform Latin America’s police forces.

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