Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

WEBCAST: Latin America’s Resurgent Armed Forces

Reading Time: < 1 minuteThe region’s militaries are back in public view. Watch AQ’s discussion on the political and economic impacts.
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After years outside the spotlight, militaries around Latin America are increasingly back in public view. Some are playing more prominent roles in politics and the economy. What does this mean for companies, investors, and everyday people? What will be the impact on politics, business, and security in places like Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico? What does it mean for democracies? Our expert panel discussed the practical, real-life impact of this emerging trend.

February 10, 2020 | 6:00 p.m. ET

AS/COA | 680 Park Avenue | New York, NY


  • Roberta Jacobson, Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group; former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico @Jacobson_RS
  • Raul Jungmann, former Brazilian Defense & Public Security Minister @Raul_Jungmann
  • Juan Carlos Pinzón, President, ProBogotá; former Colombian Defense Minister @pinzonbueno
  • Frank Mora, Director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Florida International University @FrankMora_FIU
  • Brian Winter, Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly; Vice President of Policy, Americas Society/Council of the Americas @BrazilBrian (moderator)

Watch the event:

Event Information: Emilie Sweigart | esweigart@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8390
Press: mediarelations@as-coa.org

Tags: Latin American armed forces, Militaries
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