The 2016 U.S. election results upended the global order. From restrictive immigration policies to withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the precedent set by deserting the Paris climate agreement, the Trump administration has redrawn relations within the Americas.
The 2020 elections could bring another dramatic turn.
With that in mind, AS/COA Online is tracking how Latin America fits in to the race for the presidency. We’ll be examining where the contenders stand on issues affecting the region, the role of the Latino vote, how events in the Americas could shape the race, and more.
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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.
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.
Americas Quarterly quizzed the U.S. presidential hopefuls on issues facing Latin America. Here’s how the former U.S. vice president responded.
We look at where the former Obama administration vice president and long-time Delaware senator stands on immigration, trade, security, climate change, and Venezuela.
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.
AS/COA Online looks at where the Democratic presidential contenders stood on one of the most polarizing issues in the United States today.
From the Amazon fires to Hurricane Maria, where did the Democratic candidates stand on climate change policy, particularly as it pertains to Latin America?
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.
With Donald Trump using Venezuela as a wedge in Florida, it matters where the Democratic hopefuls stood on the issue.
From TPP to USMCA, from free trade to “fair trade,” where did the Democratic contenders stand?
As the United States gears up for elections, the government of Mexico could face bumps in the bilateral relationship.
Pulling back from Latin America will lead to gains in the region for Russia, China and others, warns the former vice president.
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?
Del TPP al T-MEC, del libre comercio al “comercio justo”, ¿cuáles eran las posiciones de los candidatos?
AS/COA Online revisa las posiciones de los aspirantes a la nominación demócrata sobre los temas más polarizadores en los Estados Unidos hoy.
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.
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 se posiciona en cuanto a inmigración, comercio exterior, seguridad nacional, cambio climático y Venezuela.
Examinamos la posición del senador de Vermont respecto a inmigración, comercio exterior, seguridad nacional, cambio climático y Venezuela.