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China's Influence in Latin America

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Hart Program Series

A panel of experts discusses rising Chinese presence in Latin America and what it means for politics and economics throughout the region.

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of China-CELAC in Beijing in 2015.
Reuters

The State of Democracy in Latin America

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Hart Program Series

Nicolas Ducoté, cofounder of one of Latin America’s top think tanks, discussed concerns for Latin American democracy.

Protestors in Bolivia holding up sign that reads "Democracia si, Dictadura, no"
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Commonwealth Caribbean Wants More than Symbolic Change from British Monarchy

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Global Insight by Grace Carrington

Faced with a new, less popular monarch, will a growing movement for republicanism accelerate in the Caribbean 'realms'?

Queen Elizabeth II sits in a chair with people waving Jamaican flags in the foreground.
Reuters
Global Politics

Food Security and Climate Mitigation as Counterinsurgency

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

If left unmitigated, hunger- and climate change-induced suffering in both Afghanistan and Haiti will likely exacerbate current political instability and conflict.

Afghan woman receives a box of food.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Research

Reducing Urban Violence: A Common Vision for the Western Hemisphere

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Flavia Carbonari

This report authored by a group of experts from Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, and the United States discusses a regional vision for reducing urban violence in the Western Hemisphere.

Skyline of Caracas, Venezuela at dawn.
Stig Nygaard
Defense and Security

Reducing Urban Violence and Improving Youth Outcomes in the Americas

RESEARCH
Report

Thirty leaders from Latin American and Caribbean countries met to discuss how to improve safety, reduce violence, and ultimately better the lives of young people living in cities.

Charu Chaturvedi
Global Cities