Democracy and Society

The Mexico Dialogue on Venezuela and the End of the Lima Group

Escrito por  |  16 / September / 2021

The conversations in Mexico between the opposition Unitary Plataform of Venezuela and the Maduro government, with the intermediation of Norway, represent the failure of the US interventionist strategy and the end of the Lima Group.

Latin America: In Search of Lost Sovereignty

Escrito por  |  24 / August / 2021

Two recent events have activated the possibility of relaunching Latin American and Caribbean cooperation and coordination, so neglected during the last five years: Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) speech during the meeting of Foreign Ministers during the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and that of the newly appointed Foreign Minister of Peru, Héctor Béjar, during his inauguration at the Torre Tagle Palace in Lima, who recently made a 180-degree turn in Peru’s foreign policy.

A Trarilongko Mapuche in Cuba

Escrito por  |  23 / July / 2021

My ñuke, mother, taught us to bring out the best in ourselves in our fight against hunger: creativity, imagination, solidarity and persistence. These attributes I found in the Cuban people.

Corruption challenges Biden’s Plan for migration from Central America

Escrito por  |  8 / July / 2021

The biggest rock in the way of the White House’s plans to stop the influx of people across the Southern border is regional corruption and graft.

The triumph of Pedro Castillo and the boycott against his presidency

Escrito por  |  29 / June / 2021

Fujimori and her lawyers know they have lost the elections. What they are trying to do is to delay the process to generate chaos, uncertainty and terrorize the people.

In El Salvador, homicides and disappearances are not a priority

Escrito por  |  17 / June / 2021

In El Salvador, reports of dead bodies abandoned on side of the road or in poorly traveled areas are commonplace. The country remains on the list of violent countries in Central America. In May alone, the number of homicides reached 484 deaths. Meanwhile, the government refuses to treat the issue of disappearances as a problem.

Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Guatemala

Escrito por  |  15 / June / 2021

In order for Vice President Kamala Harris’ first visit to Guatemala to achieve any measure of success, her agenda must include meetings with a variety of critical voices concerned with the implementation of U.S. foreign policy towards this country.