As China’s influence in the Caribbean grows, the United States will need to use soft power to build on its relationship with the region and to compete with Chinese engagement.
Climate change affects more than the environment, often forcing internal displacement and migration. Latin America in particular faces challenges that require a focused policy response.
Venezuelan migration continues to flow throughout the region and must be addressed by the hemisphere, but Caribbean policies toward these migrants aren't currently up to the task.
As Venezuela's government is increasingly marginalized, China, Russia and Turkey will look to Guyana to fill natural resource needs. This poses dangers to Guyana's emerging democratic institutions.