Eric Farnsworth

Eric Farnsworth is vice president of the Council of the Americas and Americas Society.

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Eric Farnsworth Christianity & National Security 2023

Eric Farnsworth’s lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. Eric Farnsworth discusses Latin America, it’s relationship in United States strategy,…

Nicaragua recrudece persecución religiosa

Marzo de 2023 será recordado como el mes en que la guerra del régimen de Nicaragua contra la Iglesia Católica…

Nicaragua Doubles Down on Religious Persecution 

As international pressure mounts, Daniel Ortega, Nicaragua’s dictator, is doubling down on oppression.

El Papa Francisco y la iglesia perseguida en Nicaragua

La Iglesia Católica en Nicaragua está bajo asalto y la libertad religiosa no está garantizada. Pese a esto, los líderes de la Iglesia han tardado en reaccionar.

Pope Francis and the Persecuted Church in Nicaragua

The Catholic Church is under assault in Nicaragua. Yet despite the state of Catholicism in the Central American nation, church leaders have been slow to react. 

Should Christians Support Dismantling Sanctions on Venezuela as Part of Humanitarian Assistance?
Dismantle Venezuela Sanctions as Part of Humanitarian Assistance?

Some observers call for a relaxation of US sanctions on Venezuela during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eric Farnsworth offers a different recommendation.

The Rise of China in Latin America — A ProvCast Conversation with Eric Farnsworth

Managing editor Drew Griffin sits down with Eric Farnsworth, VP of Council of the Americas, to discuss the growing influence/threat of Chinese involvement in Latin America.

ProvCast Ep. 21: Chaos in Venezuela: Analysis of the Crisis and its Future

Eric Farnsworth, vice president of the Council of Americas, sits down with Managing Editor Drew Griffin to discuss Juan Guaidó, Nicolás Maduro, and the future of Venezuela.


Photo Credit: March in Caracas, Venezuela, on January 23, 2019. By Voice of America, via Wikimedia Commons.

People of Faith and the Venezuela Crisis
People of Faith and the Venezuela Crisis

Is there a properly Judeo-Christian perspective on the current crisis in Venezuela? It depends on whom you ask. In a word, it’s complicated, even among those of the same faith community.

Brazil’s Tumultuous Presidential Election: Why Do Brazilian Evangelicals Support Jair Bolsonaro
Brazil’s Tumultuous Presidential Election: Why Do Brazilian Evangelicals Support Jair Bolsonaro?

Brazilians head to the polls this Sunday to elect their next president, and the frontrunner is Jair Bolsonaro. He has been variously described as a far-right, uncouth, law-and-order populist, and he appears to hold views that can charitably be described as anti-democratic.

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