Many have argued that Latin America is not a priority for the United States, and Venezuela even less so. But that is rapidly changing. The certain indifference of George W. Bush, the line of appeasement by Barack Obama, and the confrontation of Donald Trump indicate a series of changes that have put the region and [Read more]
Dissidents weren't welcome at the celebration of amorous reconciliation between the U.S. government and the Castro regime.
The meeting between Obama and Castro has removed the closing of future doors, which will be, without a doubt, novel.
<i>The reconciliation between the U.S. and Cuba dominated the stage.</i>
The 7th Summit of the Americas gave me a strange sensation. On one hand, corruption, the topic that threatens and weighs down the most important governments in the region – Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Argentina – didn’t appear on the agenda [Read more]
The phrase “to turn the page of history” is very often abused. However, this time it can be justly applied to the Summit of the Americas, which came to an end in the early hours of yesterday morning in Panama, where the staging of reconciliation between the United States and Cuba has eclipsed all other matters at [Read more]
A historic handshake between Raúl Castro and Barack Obama has occurred at the Summit of the Americas in Panama. However, many important questions about Latin American development remain unanswered. The parallels to the former fiasco with Simón Bolívar are grotesque.
In relations with Latin America, Obama has removed a geopolitical cyst.
The Summit of the Americas, which opened Friday April 10 in Panama, falls first of all under the category of international policy. The United States will have the opportunity to evaluate the influence they have left on a continent which they have long dominated and where their influence will be from this point forward [Read more]
At this point, it is unremarkable to say again that the meeting between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro during the Summit of the Americas in Panama is a historic milestone. Clearly it is, and it has consequences for the whole continent, because it changes the nature of the relationship between Latin America and the [Read more]