Taking advantage of the demonstrations that flared across Latin America at the end of 2019, outside actors worked to push legitimate social protest to violent extremes as a part of a deliberate destabilization strategy.
Under Argentina’s new government, foreign policy decisions based more on ideological affinity than on greater pragmatism could bare serious consequences for the country, more so when dealing with non-democratic countries.
While the Inter-American Foundation may have lacked the rock-and-roll-star power (and mud) of its fellow 1969 creation, the IAF set the path for development assistance to build civil society, private initiative and democracy in the Americas.
Global Americans’ High Level Working Group on Inter-American Relations released three new policy papers on the Caribbean’s vulnerability to climate change, Venezuelan refugee crisis and the role of LAC in addressing global challenges
Bolton is out, but Nicolas Maduro’s dictatorship is not. The United States must rethink its strategy urgently. This is not your garden variety authoritarian government that responds to the usual incentives.
The recently announced sanctions on Venezuelan assets aren’t an embargo, but you can’t blame people for thinking so given this embargo-loving NSC. Either way unless used as more than a stick, even these marginal changes are unlikely to achieve their goal.
On July 11th, presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden shared his foreign policy plans, geared toward restoring the American democratic vision and its future in the 21st century. Latin America was mentioned, but barely.