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Latin America and Caribbean, Year 2022 in Review – Challenges for a Pink Tide Surging Over a Volatile US Hegemony

by Roger D. Harris, published on NicaNotes, January 12, 2023 2023 marks the 200th anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine. This imperial fiat arrogates to the US the unilateral authority to intervene in the affairs of sovereign states in the Western Hemisphere and to exclude any other power from meddling in what is viewed as Washington’s backyard. Two centuries later, the[…]

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The Pink Tide Surges in Latin America

by Roger D. Harris, published on Resumen English, July 13, 2022 While the political balance between progressive and reactionary states south of the Rio Grande continues to tip to the left, even the corporate press pronounced Biden’s June Summit of the Americas meeting in Los Angeles a flop. Most recently, Colombia elected its first left-leaning president, following similar victories in[…]

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ALBA and Nicaragua – Defending Solidarity in a Divided World

by Stephen Sefton, published on Tortilla Con Sal, June 5, 2022 Reading through you can find a good counter-position of imperialism vs anti-imperialism. [jb] Controversy has dogged this June’s United States government organized Summit of the Americas. Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela had already abandoned the OAS, seriously damaging the credibility of the Organization of American States as a trustworthy hemispheric[…]

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Washington Watches as China and Latin America Deepen Their Ties

by Marco Fernandes, produced by Globetrotter, April 6, 2022 Less than a week after the start of Russia’s military intervention, Juan Sebastian Gonzalez, senior director of Western Hemisphere affairs at the U.S. National Security Council, in an interview with Voice of America (a State Department asset), stated that “the sanctions against Russia are so robust that they will have an[…]

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21st Century US Coups and Attempted Coups in Latin America (so far)

by Stansfield Smith, published on Dissident Voice, January 6, 2022 During the 21st century, the US, working with corporate elites, traditional oligarchies, military, and corporate media, has continually attempted coups against Latin American governments which place the needs of their people over US corporate interests. US organized coups in Latin American countries is hardly a 20th century phenomenon. However, this[…]

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Class Warfare and Socialist Resistance: Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela as Existential Threats to the US

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, November 10, 2021 Why do Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela pose such an existential threat to the U.S.? The promise of socialism and their resistance to US class warfare. One of the extreme ironies of the latest attack by the settler-colonial regime of the United States against the national democratic project of Nicaragua[…]

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Era Of US Domination Of Latin America Coming To An End

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, August 9, 2020 Despite its failings at home, the United States intervenes in countries across multiple continents seeking to control their governments and resources. This week, we look at the US’ latest efforts in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Bolivia to undermine their independence and force them to serve the interests of[…]

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Interview with President Manuel Zelaya on 10th Anniversary of Overthrow by US

Image: Children stand at the front of their family’s one-room home in an impoverished neighborhood on August 19, 2017 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras by Anya Pamampil, published on the Grayzone: July 1, 2019 The Grayzone’s Anya Parampil sat down for an exclusive interview with Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, on the 10th anniversary of the US-backed right-wing military coup that[…]

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One Big Happy War Party: US Hands off Venezuela

by Cindy Sheehan, Published on Cindy Sheehan’s Soap Box, March 1, 2019 Nothing has been frying my bacon more lately than when noted “lefties” or so-called progressive politicians who oppose the US and its partners in crime sanctioning other countries, but then turn around and absolutely support the Empire’s reasons for doing so. For example, Democrat Congressional Representatives Ro Khanna[…]

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