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The 2016 U.S. election results upended the global order, and the election of Joe Biden to the presidency in and of itself will not restore it. From restrictive immigration policies to withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the precedent set by deserting the Paris climate agreement, the Trump administration redrew relations within the Americas that will, in many cases, take more work to rebuild than they took to undo.
With that in mind, AS/COA Online tracks how Latin America fit in to the 2020 election, as well as the incoming Biden administration. We examine the issues affecting the region, the role of the Latino vote, how events in the Americas shaped the race, and more.
AS/COA Online looks at the new U.S. president’s nominees and appointees, their ties to the region, and relevant policy leanings.
O vice-presidente de política da AS/COA diz que Biden vai evitar um confronto nas primeiras semanas.
The good news is that the Republic has held, writes AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth for The Banker.
"We need to get back to be seen as a country that welcomes migrants in an orderly, responsible way," said the AS/COA vice president.
"He is going to move very cautiously on China," said the AS/COA chairman emeritus.
COMEXI President and Mexican ex-Deputy Minister for North America Sergio Alcocer covers how the two governments will handle trade, security, immigration, and more.
"The question is whether both nations will look for an opportunity to work toward a truly ambitious agenda," said AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth to Forbes.com.
Brazil’s government seems ready for a fight, regardless of the economic damage it may cause, writes AQ’s editor-in-chief.
With vaccines, elections, and new U.S. leadership, 2021 is likely to be another defining year for the region.
From fair trade to Venezuela, the Maryland senator gave an overview of how U.S. policies might shift or see continuity under the incoming administration of Joe Biden.
There’s a lot more to see when you look beyond Florida.
Trump’s warm relationship with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador endures, but a Biden victory would mean a new bilateral bond.
As the candidates seek to woo Latino voters at home, they offer different approaches abroad. AS/COA Online explores their stances on countries from Cuba to Brazil.
"Promoting democracy successfully in the hemisphere...means we first acknowledge this powerful sentiment applies even more consequentially to us," writes AS/COA’s Eric Farnsworth in Univision.
A Biden victory would rob the Brazilian president of key political advantages that go far beyond an amicable relationship with President Trump.
As the U.S. general election nears, Latino voters in six U.S. battleground states have mixed feelings when it comes to mail-in voting.
The problem of Nicolás Maduro is one that doesn’t fall neatly along party lines.
Democratic nominee Joe Biden played a leading role in regional policy during his time as vice president and it’s possible, if the ticket wins, that Harris will do the same.
US policy towards Latin America should prioritize cooperation, rule of law and climate change, among other considerations, writes a former Biden advisor.
A focus on long-term challenges would shape Biden's policy toward the region, says a former special advisor.
Their responses to 2019 Amazon wildfires is one example of the markedly different paths each candidate has staked out on environmental policy.
The two candidates disagree on nearly every aspect of immigration policy.
In this episode, we dig into the data on this U.S. voting bloc with Mark Hugo Lopez of the Pew Research Center.
We look at where the Vermont senator stands on immigration, trade, security, climate change, and Venezuela.
More than 1.8 million Latinos cast a vote in Democratic primaries on March 3.
The key to getting Latino voters to turn out at the ballot box? Focus on voter registration drives more than Election Day get-out-the-vote efforts.
Though Latinos made up a record portion of the electorate on November 8, fewer voted for Hillary Clinton than expected.
From the Amazon fires to Hurricane Maria, where did the Democratic candidates stand on climate change policy, particularly as it pertains to Latin America?
AS/COA Online looks at where the Democratic presidential contenders stood on one of the most polarizing issues in the United States today.
Guns, drugs, and, naturally, the wall. Here’s where the Democratic presidential candidates stood on a range of security policies and how they affect Latin American relations.
From TPP to USMCA, from free trade to “fair trade,” where did the Democratic contenders stand?
With Donald Trump using Venezuela as a wedge in Florida, it matters where the Democratic hopefuls stood on the issue.
As the United States gears up for elections, the government of Mexico could face bumps in the bilateral relationship.
De los incendios del Amazonas al huracán María, ¿cuáles eran las posiciones de los candidatos demócratas sobre las políticas de cambio climático, en particular en lo referente a América Latina?
Pulling back from Latin America will lead to gains in the region for Russia, China and others, warns the former vice president.
Del TPP al T-MEC, del libre comercio al “comercio justo”, ¿cuáles eran las posiciones de los candidatos?
Donald Trump está usando a Venezuela para instigar al electorado en Florida. Con eso presente, la posición sobre Caracas de los aspirantes a la nominación demócrata no es un asunto menor.
AS/COA Online revisa las posiciones de los aspirantes a la nominación demócrata sobre los temas más polarizadores en los Estados Unidos hoy.
Armas, drogas y, naturalmente, el muro. He aquí qué opinan los candidatos presidenciales demócratas sobre varias políticas de seguridad nacional y cómo pueden afectar las relaciones con América Latina.
Examinamos dónde el ex vicepresidente de la administración de Obama y ex senador por Delaware se posiciona en cuanto a inmigración, comercio exterior, seguridad nacional, cambio climático y Venezuela.