Subcommittee Hearing

China's Role in Latin America and the Caribbean

Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM Location: SD-106 and Videoconference Presiding: Senator Kaine
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For this hearing, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members,witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend.

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.


Panel I

  1. Ms. Kerri Hannan
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy, Policy, Planning, and Coordination
    Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State
    Washington , D.C.
  2. Mr. Peter Natiello
    Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Latin America and Caribbean Bureau
    U.S. Agency for International Development
    Washington , D.C.
  3. Mr. Andrew M. Herscowitz
    Chief Development Officer
    U.S. International Development Finance Corporation
    Washington , D.C.

Panel II

  1. Ms. Margaret Myers
    Director of the Asia & Latin America Program
    Inter-American Dialogue
    Washington , D.C.
  2. Dr. Evan Ellis
    Senior Associate
    Center for Strategic and International Studies
    Washington , D.C.