Tag: Latin America

Repudiation of Biden administration at Summit of the Americas and Colombia’s election of a left-wing presidenta signifies a new era of independence and progressivism in Washington’s traditional "backyard." The 9th Summit of the Americas came to an uneventful close on June 10th. Held in Los Angeles, California, the summit from...
Activist and journalist Walter Smolarek interrupted General Secretary of the OAS, Luis Almagro, and confronted Almagro about his role in the coup in Bolivia. We interviewed Walter the day after the interruption at the People’s Summit for Democracy which took place from June 8th through 10th in Los Angeles.
Fits long pattern of war-mongering and provocations that are a feature of the American Century When U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about war and peace, we have to listen carefully whether we like it or not. Regarding Taiwan, when asked in Tokyo on May 23 if he was “willing to...
On today’s episode, we are joined by Claudia de la Cruz of the People’s Forum in New York City to discuss developments around President Biden’s Summit of the Americas. Scheduled for June 6-10 in Los Angeles, the legitimacy of the gathering and the role of the U.S. in Central & South American is being severely threatened by announcements from Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, Antigua and Barbuda that they will not attend if the governments of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua are not invited.
US Military Supporting Honduras Drug War with New Forward Bases - InSight Crime
Candidates Linked to Major Corruption Scandals Win Election Primaries—in a country that has suffered since 2009 U.S.-backed coup. In the 19th century, American writer William Sydney Porter (better known as O. Henry) coined the term banana republic to describe the fictional Republic of Anchuria in the book Cabbages and Kings (1904), a collection of short stories inspired by his experiences in Honduras...
As a warning to potential coup planners in other Latin American countries, the new government of President Luis Arce—elected in a landslide in October—will not adopt a “forgive and forget” attitude toward former dictator Jeanine Áñez and her key cabinet ministers.  On the contrary: Barely ten days after the election...