The offensive of the Latin American Right emerges as uneven in the final analysis. In those countries where it has unseated progressive governments, its triumphant declarations remain unproven. In Colombia and Venezuela, the apocalyptic claims of the Right are low on substance and credibility.
For the gurus of neoliberalism Venezuela is a troublesome thorn in their plan to re-establish themselves as minnows of the US and EU empires. And such is their hatred for the country they may break Mercosur to leave them free to implement a policy which flies in the face of the group’s independence.
“We definitively reject all attempts at the supervision, or inspection, of our country. Our nation is not to face inspection by any party. We know what we’re doing, and we know how best to handle our integrity and our sovereignty. They threaten to make us a target for nuclear attacks, […]
As a sick body in urgent need of medical help and specific medicines Guatemala continues to appear in the eyes of the world as one of its most unequal societies and consequently has high indices of social exclusion. Isabel Soto Mayedo The equation is a simple one: more […]
A new television programme offers viewers a journey through the Latin American country of Ecuador with its president Rafael Correa. Produced and hosted by Emmy award-winning journalist and CBS News’ travel editor Peter Greenberg,“Ecuador: The royal tour”, is part of a series of television specials featuring heads of state […]