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photo of Julissa Reynoso and others at Global Gift Gala

Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Julissa Reynoso, US Ambassador to Spain, received the Global Gift Women’s Empowerment Award for her work supporting social programs that improve quality of life and care for immigrants in the United States.

Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Global Gift Foundation

Photograph of Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Julissa Reynoso, former chief of staff to the First Lady Jill Biden and former US Ambassador to Uruguay, was sworn in by US Vice President Kamala Harris as US Ambassador to Spain and Andorra on January 6, 2022.

Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Expansión

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Workforce Development in the Post-Pandemic

On September 8, the Education Program, together with Coursera, convened a public online event to present the findings of Coursera’s Global Skills Report and showcase new trends in the labor market.

Daniela Saez, Alejandra Vargas Durango, Daniela Morales

Event Summaries ˙

Sánchez interviene en un evento internacional sobre el COVID-19 (25/09/2020)

Agenda Exterior: España y América Latina

En una entrevista con Política Exterior, Bruno Binetti opinó sobre la relevancia del rol de España en América Latina.

Bruno Binetti

Interviews ˙ ˙ Política Exterior

Five Ways Spain Can Lead on Venezuela

Over the past two weeks, Spain has become an accidental protagonist in the diplomatic efforts to end Venezuela’s crises.  The good news is that Spain is well-positioned to lead the effort to restore democracy in Venezuela. The bad news is that the Spanish government is deeply conflicted about what to do. But there are five clear ways that Spain can demonstrate that the democratic cause in Venezuela is not just a guise for U.S. adventurism. 

Irene Estefanía, Ben Raderstorf

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Americas Quarterly

Ibero-American Summit Loses Steam

The Ibero-American Summit bore little resemblance in spirit and tenor to its launch in 1991. Where do Ibero-American relations stand?

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

A Time for Action

Latin America inequality gap, economic integration, and infrastructure and education systems were among the issues spotlighted at the XVII Annual CAF Conference.

Mary Dempsey

Event Summaries ˙

Sea Change in Spain

Latin America’s economic growth and Europe’s debt crisis have turned Ibero-American relations upside down.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Policy

What Lessons Can Europe Learn from Latin America?

Since the global economic recession in 2008-09, several European countries have struggled with debt crises that many analysts have likened to Latin America’s struggles in past decades. What do the two situations have in common? What differentiates them?

Kevin P. Gallagher, Desmond Lachman, Daniel Marx, Mark Weisbrot

Fiscal Policy & the Poor in Latin America

Good fiscal policy not only promotes macroeconomic stability and growth, it is also a powerful tool for directly reducing poverty and inequality.

Jeffrey Puryear, Mariellen Malloy Jewers

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Europe Might Take Another Step Back

If Spain fails to have the Common Position lifted or if it succeeds and Havana again turns down European economic cooperation, then Cuba wins once more.

Marifeli Pérez-Stable

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Miami Herald