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China's Influence in Latin America

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Hart Program Series

A panel of experts discusses rising Chinese presence in Latin America and what it means for politics and economics throughout the region.

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of China-CELAC in Beijing in 2015.
Reuters

The State of Democracy in Latin America

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Hart Program Series

Nicolas Ducoté, cofounder of one of Latin America’s top think tanks, discussed concerns for Latin American democracy.

Protestors in Bolivia holding up sign that reads "Democracia si, Dictadura, no"
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

The US-China Competition for Global Opinion

BLOG
Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

If the United States and China are competing over global public opinion, who’s winning, and where?

world leaders appear on screen at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
Reuters
Public Opinion

Peru's Rainforest Threatened by Ecosystem of Environment Crime

In the News
Mongabay
Robert Muggah

Robert Muggah explores how "a flourishing ecosystem of criminal groups is busy sacking the forest and rivers for cash and power" in the Peruvian Amazon.

An aerial view of the bridge Integracion on the Peru-Brazil border in the Amazon jungle of Madre de Dios
Reuters
Climate and the Environment

Research

City Diplomacy During COVID-19: The 2022 Cities and International Engagement Survey

RESEARCH
Report by Michele Acuto

This report presents findings from a survey of city governments that identifies major issues for international engagement, including the COVID-19 pandemic and response.

Global Cities

Conflict-Related Sexual Assault—Historic Barriers to International Recognition

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Nicole Mattea

This working paper further explains the recent emergence of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) into international discourse and preventative strategies.

A woman in a stands outside the Women's Centre in Balukhali camp March 6, 2018.
UN Women/Allison Joyce
Women and Girls

Experts