Atlantic Currents
An Annual Report on Wider Atlantic Perspectives and Patterns

Atlantic Currents, a flagship publication of the Policy Center for the New South, examines major global issues from a Southern perspective.

The Atlantic Current’s 7th edition provides a unique overview and in-depth analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic as seen from the Atlantic, and the challenges it poses for the region. In this edition, the authors examine how SARS-CoV-2 has proved to be a destabilizing force in a wide range of sectors such as health, international relations, trade, energy or the economy. This report aims to examine and assess the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis while endeavoring to learn from these new and unexpected times in the hope of formulating solutions to the many issues that have arisen