welcome to hell: peruvian mining city of la rinconada

La Rinconada is like tremendous warning this is how Venezuela and Bolivia used to be before Hugo Chavez and Evo Morales. This is where Washington wants Latin America to return to. Like those monstrous and hopeless slums surrounding Lima, La Rinconada should be call to arms.. ..

an opportunity for russia and china

I am not as confident as Moon of Alabama that Venezuela's effort dating back to Chavez to be sovereign country independent of Washington's control can survive. Washington is determined to teach all of Latin America that it's pointless to dream of self-determination. ..

venezuela's crisis: why now and what's next?

Aside from the stated reasons for recognizing Guaido now, analysts said shifting political winds in Latin America have increased the pressure on Maduro.  . . When Venezuela's previous president, Hugo Chavez, faced attempts to topple his government in 2012 with U.S. support, much of..

cia in venezuela: 7 rules for regime change

Governments across Latin American rallied in defense of Chavez’s government, and the coup fizzled. . Now Latin America has more conservative governments that feel threatened by the exodus of some 3 million Venezuelans into neighboring countries. . ..

the retreat of the pink tide in latin america

One of the explanations for the rise of the center-left governments ago was that United States was and that opened the door for the pink tide governments and also for growing Chinese influence Latin America. That the US failed to intervene militarily Latin America in..

mobilize and defend venezuela

This, too, has to come from ‘outside the Western sphere of control’, even outside Latin America; a continent known for its brutal European-descendant elites, consistent lack of solidarity, courage, and acceptance of the West’s rule (the greatest modern-day hero of South America, Hugo..

trump's coronation of guaido as venezuelan president

Poverty was cut from 48.6 percent in 2002 to 29.5 percent by 2011, while at the time of Chavez’s death Venezuela had the lowest rate of income inequality of any country in Latin America. . In order to achieve such outstanding outcomes, the Chavez government moved against..

the end of the beginning

Latin America’s Left Turns . Over the last 15 years, different left turns reshaped the region’s landscape. Chronologically, Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez got the party started for the Latin American left. ..

new u.s. envoy hopes to better...

CARACAS, VENEZUELA New U.S. envoy hopes to better relations Washington's new ambassador to Venezuela said Saturday that he hopes to improve tense relations with the government of President Hugo Chavez. Patrick Duddy, who was previously a senior official in the State Department's Latin..

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