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AQ Podcast: The White House’s Juan Gonzalez on the Americas Summit, Ukraine and More

An extended interview with President Biden's top Latin America aide.
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The war in Ukraine has become a litmus test for how governments in Latin America view the changing global order. How is Washington positioning itself as the region’s preferred partner for development and economic growth? How have the Biden administration’s relationships with countries like Mexico, Brazil and El Salvador evolved since taking office last year? Ahead of June’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, the White House’s top aide on Latin America, Juan Gonzalez, joins the AQ podcast for a special extended edition.

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Juan S. Gonzalez is senior director for the Western Hemisphere at the National Security Council.

Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.

Supplemental reading: 

How Biden Can Get the Summit of the Americas Right by Oliver Stuenkel

Latin America Looks East by Brian Winter

Tags: AQ Podcast, Biden, China, Joe Biden, Russia, Summit of the Americas, U.S. Policy
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