Interview with Otto Reich, El Salvador, October 9, 2013 http://www.elsalvador.com/mwedh/nota/nota_completa.asp?idCat=47655&idArt=8232422 Otto Reich was the United States ambassador to Venezuela and held other high-ranking positions during the Ronald Reagan and George Bush administrations, experiences that lead him to have a better understanding of Latin American politics. He was visiting El Salvador, […]
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CARACAS, Venezuela – More than two decades after Latin America’s last right-wing dictatorships dissolved, a new kind of authoritarian leader is rising in several countries: democratically elected presidents who are ruling in increasingly undemocratic ways. Unlike the iron-fisted juntas of a generation ago, these leaders do not assassinate opposition figures […]Read more ›
THE ELECTION of Mauricio Funes as president of El Salvador in 2009 set up a test of whether the leftist Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), which had tried and failed to take power by force during a 1980s civil war, could govern the country democratically. Mr. Funes has mostly met the […]Read more ›
This shameful act needs to be explained. One of the main objectives of the ALBA nations is to leave Latin Americans without international protection so the governments can beat them up with impunity. We have just seen that painful spectacle at the 42nd meeting of the OAS, held in Cochabamba. […]Read more ›
The United States remains the largest destination for exports from Nicaragua, followed by Venezuela and Canada. As a whole, the three countries buy more than half of all products sold by the Central American country. Venezuela buys 12.56% of Nicaragua exports, as shown by the latest Nicaraguan statistics. State-run Center […]Read more ›
Four countries in Latin America have decided to withdraw from the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal. Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador and Nicaragua no longer believe the regional defense treaty, dating back to the Cold War, is relevant. “Our countries have made the decision to bury what deserves to be buried, to throw […]Read more ›
Washington Post: Pressing for OAS changes, leftist governments of 4 Latin American nations quit defense treaty
COCHABAMBA, Bolivia — Four Latin American countries announced Tuesday that they’re pulling out of a regional defense treaty while pressing for changes in the Organization of American States. The foreign ministers of Bolivia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Nicaragua said on the final day of an OAS meeting that their countries are […]Read more ›