Human mobility was at the top of the agenda, probably, due to concerns within the U.S. domestic politics, considering the political campaign for the midterm elections.
The question is whether this new approach to migration management in the United States and in the countries of the region will have the institutional capacity to reduce the central role of human smugglers and their logic of corruption.
Co-author Max Povse and Fernando Pedrosa
Presidential diplomacy in Latin America generates impact and debates that, although they are unlikely to produce profound changes, show a snapshot of the region’s situation.
In the face of China’s commercial primacy in South America and the Silk Road initiatives, it seems counterproductive for the United States to once again adopt a strategy of instrumentalizing regimes favorable to its own interests.
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.
At the Summit of the Americas to be held in June in Los Angeles, Latin American countries should adopt a more pragmatic position, taking into account the mitigation of President Joe Biden’s measures towards Cuba and Venezuela.
After a four-year break, a Summit is once again being organized, but Joe Biden’s administration prepared it late and poorly.