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August 11, 2016

Americas
Geovane Silva holds his son Gustavo Henrique, who has microcephaly, at the Oswaldo Cruz Hospital in Recife, Brazil. The Zika Virus

The Zika virus, which has been found to cause severe birth defects, has spread across the Americas, prompting the World Health Organization to declare a global health emergency.

December 17, 2012

Americas
Latin America in the Global Economy

A few weeks ago, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted a discussion with Antoine van Agtmael and Claudio Loser (and moderated by Theodore Moran) on Latin America and the global economy. The two pan…

December 21, 2012

China
Economic roundup - LAM Looking Back at 2012: Latin America’s Economic Development

Looking back at the past year, many of the posts on Latin America’s Moment touch on the region’s economic development, and its trade and investment ties with the rest of the world. Here is a recap of…

May 3, 2012

Immigration and Migration
Symposium - Latin Americas Moment U.S.-Mexico Relations Beyond the 2012 Elections

The Council on Foreign Relations held a half day symposium this past Tuesday entitled “U.S-Mexico Relations Beyond the 2012 Elections.” The first panel with Alejandro Hope, Eric Olson, and myself foc…

October 31, 2011

Immigration and Migration
Mexico on the Road to 2012 Mexico on the Road to 2012

Peña Nieto, outgoing Institutional Revolutionary Party governor in the State of Mexico, is silhouetted against the national flag before delivering his sixth and final state report in Toluca (Courtesy…

June 3, 2011

Climate Change
Strips of deforested land in the Brazilian Amazon (Rickey Rogers / Courtesy Reuters). From the Forest to Brasilia: Brazil’s Fight over the Amazon

Strips of deforested land in the Brazilian Amazon (Rickey Rogers / Courtesy Reuters). I attended a small conference a year and a half ago in Rio de Janeiro during which one of the panels focused on …

November 23, 2015

Global
Play RTS683R_EC.jpg Climate Change Mitigation Beyond Paris

Experts discuss global efforts to mitigate climate change.

February 5, 2016

Global
Podcast RTX25IDR_EC.jpg Zika Virus Update

Experts discuss the Zika virus health emergency, its impact on Brazil, and actions that need to be taken to prevent a crisis.