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Joe Biden

Brazil’s particular position on the war in Ukraine

Brazil and the United States have long played the double game of being allies and competitors on the international stage, but the war in Ukraine has increased divergences.

Joe Biden’s Summit of the Americas

The implementation of the Latin America strategy so far can by no means be described as a clear reversal from Trump's era and its harsh practices.

Biden and the democratic peace thesis

If the so-called restoration goes through the insistence that democracy is the best political system, this suggests that the Biden administration does not rule out pressuring Latin American countries or making interventions in order to "defend democracy and human rights".

The end of Trump’s agreements to expel refugees

The Asylum Cooperation Agreements (ACAs) were known as "safe third country agreements". However, this was a euphemism to prop up the restrictive and exclusionary policies of the Donald Trump administration towards irregular migrants.

Why doesn’t AMLO love Biden?

AMLO was a closet Trumpist in the U.S. elections. Some explain the affinity with Trump by pointing out that they are political soul mates. They are not wrong. Both are populists, demagogues, troublemakers and have contempt for science and intellectual elites.

Central America and The New U.S. Administration

The countries of the North Central American triangle and Nicaragua, which represent a different problem for Washington, concentrate the greatest violence, poverty, lack of justice and low development indicators in the region. The causes of almost all the problems are the high level of institutional corruption and the absence of justice and compliance with the law.