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Brian Winter

Vice President, Policy, AS/COA and Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly

Brian Winter is editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly and the vice president for policy at Americas Society/Council of the Americas. A best-selling author, analyst, and speaker, he has been living and breathing Latin American politics for the past 20 years.

Winter spent a decade living in Latin America as a journalist for Reuters, based in São Paulo, Buenos Aires, and Mexico City. Since 2015, he has been based in New York City, overseeing Americas Quarterly’s growth into a must-read for Latin America’s most influential investors and opinion leaders, while more than tripling its readership online. He is also the author or co-author of four books about the region, including Why Soccer Matters, a New York Times bestseller he wrote with Brazilian soccer legend Pelé; The Accidental President of Brazil, co-authored with former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso; No Lost Causes, with ex-Colombian President Álvaro Uribe; and Long After Midnight, a memoir about his time in Argentina.

Winter is a regular presence in TV, radio, and print media, from NPR and CNN en Español to Folha de S.Paulo and the Wall Street Journal. Proficient in Spanish and Portuguese, he speaks frequently about Latin America’s past, present, and future to investors and general-interest audiences. Follow him on Twitter at @BrazilBrian.

Areas of Expertise: Brazil, Argentina, Latin American presidents


Contributions from Brian Winter

VOA: Brian Winter, "Un denominador común es la falta de crecimiento económico en América Latina"

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

"En casi todos los países de la región la gente está con la sensación de que sus vidas no están mejorando", dijo Brian Winter de AS/COA a la Voz de América. ... Play Video

Univision News: Brian Winter, "There Are High Expectations in a Country Like Chile"

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

"This tale of stagnant economies is one that has a lot of people angry," AS/COA's Brian Winter said to Univision News in regard to protests in Chile and other Latin American countries. ... Play Video

NTN24: Brian Winter, "Brasil tiene que abrirse más en comercio exterior"

Thursday, September 26, 2019

"Varias inversiones están a la espera por el excesivo ruido político que viene del presidente", dijo Brian Winter de AS/COA sobre la economía de Brasil en Cuestión de Poder. ... Play Video