George W. Bush had it all to triumph in his Latin America policies. Raised in Texas, he liked cowboy boots so much that he was photographed with the Mexican president comparing whose boots were more artistic. Confident in his Spanish that he had perhaps learned through his sister-in-law, Columba, he dared to go to [Read more]
Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson said yesterday that she was disappointed at the widespread rejection by Latin America of the sanctions imposed on Venezuela by the U.S. She maintained that such sanctions were not intended to harm the Venezuelan people or the Caracas government in general. She admitted that [Read more]
If the sanctions against Russia continue and are strengthened, then our 'return' (which is inevitable sooner or later) will have its own particularities.
Empires disdain their subjects, and those same subjects will reply in kind, jumping overboard like rats deserting a sinking ship, when the United States finally goes down to the bottom of the ocean whose waters it is currently taking in.
Yes, the reference is to “docile” Europe, and also to Israel, the greatest [Read more]
The recent sanctions on Venezuela and the incomprehensible designation of our country as a 'threat to national security' . . . are yet another example of the [United States'] self-proclaimed 'manifest destiny.'
Why ask with one hand and curse with the other?
New information has come to light from communication that took place between American, Bolivian, Chilean and Peruvian ambassadors in the 1920s, when North America was offering good offices to Santiago and Lima in search of a solution to the dispute over the sovereignty of Arica and Tacna: Not only did the White House [Read more]
Obama’s decision to formally recognize Venezuela as a 'national security threat' to the U.S. escalates the conflict between Maduro’s government and 'the empire.'
U.S. sanctions against Venezuela puzzle all of South America.