The Summit of the Americas in Panama was a turning point for the personal role of Nicolas Maduro at the helm of the most complex phase of the fifth government of the Bolivarian process.*
As he was greeted by thousands of enthusiastic Chavistas at the airport in Maiquetia who were celebrating his performance at the [Read more]
Demand that justice is carried out in an impartial way, without favoring outlandish arguments from those who have greater material resources.
The astonishing U.S. official declaration that Venezuela has become “an unusual and extraordinary threat to national security and foreign policy,” appears to confirm the very poor foreign policy of Obama with this part of the continent. If it were trying to discredit the Chavez regime, was it necessary to affect [Read more]
It’s hard not to get angry with U.S. policies, which have often been sinful due to their abruptness and, at other times, naivete, or at the least, to put it simply, because they are badly timed and becoming misguided.
Without a doubt, a new case of this is Venezuela being declared a threat to U.S. security. Even [Read more]
The worry and alarm over the space station that China will construct in Neuquen has spread beyond Argentina's borders. The opposition's legislators in Congress weren't the only ones to object to this sealed agreement between Argentine President Cristina Kirchner and her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping over the possible [Read more]
For Israelis, the fact that Iran is a strategic ally of the North American power against the Islamic State implies a danger to its national security.
Let’s not repeat naïve populism’s mistakes: More macroeconomics and less heterodox experiments is what we need.
Fixing Petista's (the Workers’ Party) mistakes and foolishness regarding trade diplomacy is one of the most important topics on the agenda of the new minister of development, industry and foreign trade, Armando Monteiro. He does not use that language, but his visit to the United States to discuss trade issues — [Read more]
Cuba announced that it is placing strong conditions on the restoration of diplomatic relations with the United States. Before doing so, the island’s government hopes that, among other things, the United States will: first, give back Guantanamo Bay; second, lift the trade embargo that is still in place; and third, [Read more]
Contrary to what headlines suggest, the most important aspect of Barack Obama’s initiative to normalize relations with Cuba won’t be opening embassies or a possible flood of U.S. tourists to the island; rather, it is whether the Cuban regime will accept U.S. help in increasing its Internet access.