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.


How to Lose Democracy in the Americas

"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.

Joe Biden and the Future of the Americas

US policy towards Latin America should prioritize cooperation, rule of law and climate change, among other considerations, writes a former Biden advisor.