Juan Carlos Hidalgo is a policy analyst on Latin America at the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity and President of the Social Christian Unity Party in Costa Rica. Previously he was the Latin America director of the International Policy Network. Juan writes about Latin American affairs, and his articles are published in the International New York Times, Miami Herald, Forbes, Huffington Post, New York Post, and leading Spanish‐language newspapers such as El País (Spain), La Nación (Argentina), El Tiempo (Colombia), El Universal (Mexico), and El Mercurio (Chile), among others. He’s a weekly columnist in La Nación, Costa Rica’s most influential daily. Hidalgo regularly appears on CNN en Español, NTN24, Al Jazeera, Voice of America, and various other international TV and radio outlets.
Hidalgo received his BA in International Relations from the Universidad Nacional in Costa Rica and a master’s degree in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University. He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.