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Latin America Isn’t a Priority for Washington

August 23, 2009 // Clarin - Argentina - Spanish

“The government of Barack Obama has shown that it takes into account the need to maintain relations with Latin America,” affirmed Professor David Scott Palmer, political science expert at Boston University. But he warns that with the economic crisis and conflicts around the world, Latin America is not a priority [Read more]

America’s New Aggressive Objectives in Colombia

July 30, 2009 // Argenpress - Argentina - Spanish

Barack Obama’s administration is starting to stagger in front of the aggressive activity accomplished by right-wing politicians. In Russia, the new American president strongly stated his opposition to the coup d’état in Honduras carried out by the military forces against its legitimate government. [Read more]

McNamara’s Double Guilt

July 19, 2009 // Argenpress - Argentina - Spanish

Robert McNamara, U.S. Defense Secretary, then president of the World Bank, active supporter of the intervention in Vietnam and fierce anticommunist, recently died at the age of 93. His work between 1961 and 1981 contributed to the shaping of today's world economy. In their assessment, Eric Toussaint and Damien Millet [Read more]

Obama’s Focus on Africa

July 18, 2009 // Argenpress - Argentina - Spanish

Attention should be paid to President Obama’s speeches, especially to the ones given during various visits around the world. Obama’s communications reveal transcendental themes relevant to the region. At the same time, they bring to light crucial struggles that need to be overcome in the reconstruction of U.S. [Read more]

Honduras Under the Aristide Effect

July 11, 2009 // Argenpress - Argentina - Spanish

For those who suffer from a lapse of memory, it is relevant to recall that it was not so long ago that a Haitian president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was ousted by his country’s military; reinstated by one American president; and four years later, disposed by another.
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