President Trump and Vice President Pence have promised to reverse the Obama-era US-Cuba policy changes. South Florida Congressman Diaz Balart weighed in with his memo of proposed changes. Here is the text.
Under President Trump’s expansion of the Global Gag Rule, foreign NGOs that provide information about or support abortion are banned from receiving any form of U.S. global health assistance. The effects will extend beyond the right to choose.
Pan-hemispheric solidarity and unity has long been a dream of independence fighters, politicians, academics and dreamers. Given the state of the Americas today, you can forget about it.
A lot has been written about the risks of the proposed Border Adjustment Tax to U.S. consumers, on the U.S. budget, and on the appreciation of the dollar. The worse consequence would be on U.S.-Mexico production chains.
He may have surprised many, but he was too short on specifics, promising to increase spending and cut taxes without actually explaining how.
Myths about Trump’s victory in Florida persist. Will the false narrative of Cuban-American voters shape the anticipated changes to U.S.-Cuba policy?
When Rex Tillerson was first floated as a possible pick for Secretary of State, many red flags were raised.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s disrespect for the Mexican president and his ugly attacks against immigrants and—by implication—Latin American citizens have given Latin American leaders like Rafael Correa and Danilo Medina a moral platform they don’t deserve.
Craig Deare, who was recently named NSC’s Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, has been asked to leave the job, leaving a vacuum in Trump’s administration Latin American team.
If President Trump abandons the global fight against climate change, it could leave Latin America more vulnerable to the effects of climate change and governments politically exposed.