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Americas Quarterly (AQ) is an award-winning publication dedicated to politics, business and culture in the Americas. Borrowing elements from The Economist, Foreign Affairs and National Geographic—but with a focus on Latin America—AQ has an influential, agenda-setting audience and a print circulation of 15,000. Readers include CEOs, senior government officials and thought leaders, as well as a general audience interested in the Americas. Launched in 2007 and based in New York City, AQ is an independent publication of Americas Society/Council of the Americas, which for more than 50 years have been dedicated to dialogue in our hemisphere.

Our Staff

Brian Winter is editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly and the vice president for policy at Americas Society/Council of the Americas. A best-selling author and columnist, Brian is an expert on Latin American politics and a frequent public speaker.

Based in New York City, Brian has overseen Americas Quarterly’s growth into a must-read for Latin American investors and policymakers, tripling its online audience since 2015. Previously, he spent a decade living in Latin America as a journalist for Reuters, based in São Paulo, Buenos Aires and Mexico City. He is the author or co-author of four books including Why Soccer Matters, a New York Times bestseller he wrote with Brazilian soccer legend Pelé; The Accidental President of Brazil, co-authored with President Fernando Henrique Cardoso; No Lost Causes, with President Álvaro Uribe; and Long After Midnight, a memoir about his time in Argentina.

Brian regularly speaks at forums including the Council on Foreign Relations, the World Economic Forum and investor conferences throughout Latin America. Proficient in Spanish and Portuguese, he has appeared on NPR, CNN en Español, Globo and Univision, among other broadcast media. He has been quoted as a political analyst in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Folha de S.Paulo and elsewhere. Follow him on Twitter @BrazilBrian.

Donald Partyka is creative director of Americas Quarterly, which he helped launch in 2007. He has designed and consulted on numerous magazines, including Linguafranca, Poets & Writers, and Revista Perspectiva. Donald is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and Cooper Union, and currently teaches at the City College of New York. His work at Americas Quarterly has been recognized by Latin American Fotografía, American Illustration and The Society of Publication Designers. Follow Donald on Twitter @donaldpartyka.

Benjamin Russell is a senior editor and correspondent in Mexico City for Americas Quarterly. He has worked in public policy, non-profit communications and international development in the U.S. and Latin America, including in the micro-finance sector in Colombia. He received an M.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University. Follow him on Twitter @benpaulrussell.

Sarah Bons is the business manager for Americas Quarterly. Prior to joining AQ, Sarah worked in the wine industry in Buenos Aires and was managing editor for Southern Pulse - Networked Intelligence. Sarah earned a B.A. in International Studies and Spanish with a focus on Latin America from the Ohio State University. Follow Sarah on Twitter @sarahdbons.

Brendan O’Boyle is a senior editor at Americas Quarterly, where he writes about Latin American politics, tells stories with graphics and manages the publication’s social media presence. Since joining AQ when it relaunched in 2015, he has reported on everything from Mauricio Macri’s reform efforts in Argentina and anti-LGBT politics in Colombia to student activism in Chile and urban renewal in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Brendan has been featured as an expert on Latin American issues in various outlets, including The Washington Post, Televisa and El Pais. A North Carolina native and UNC-Chapel Hill graduate, Brendan has also lived in Argentina, Ecuador and Kenya. Follow Brendan on Twitter @BrenOBoyle.

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