Alex Vedovi is an independent writer and researcher on international relations, migration, and social and economic development in the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region. He is based in Sydney.
From Santiago to Sydney, opening Latin America with fibre-optic cable
While no panacea, a new cable link is an unexpected chance for greater trans-Pacific ties away from superpower rivalry.
Australia and immigration: Lessons from Reagan’s 1986 US amnesty law
New research suggests that giving legal status to unauthorised immigrants can have multiple positive outcomes.
The Matildas and Socceroos vs. Marta and Messi
Australia’s growing interest and standing in the world game is opening unexpected and lucrative ties with Latin America.
That Trump phone call to Australia and what it means to refugees today
Secret “swaps” might have led the US President to hang up on Malcolm Turnbull but the principle of the deal must stand.