Washington Not Happy About New China Focus on Central America
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Washington Not Happy About New China Focus on Central America

As it becomes clear that the Trump Administration support, so far unsuccessful, for regime change in Venezuela is also very much about targeting the huge financial presence of China with the Maduro regime, recent news of a major Chinese oil success in Cuban waters will clearly deepen the geopolitical tensions. And it involves not only…

“Fortress America” Is About to Expand from South America to Central America
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“Fortress America” Is About to Expand from South America to Central America

The President once again promised to close the southern border and declared that he’s cutting off all aid to the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras that his administration recently clinched an unprecedented security deal with. This seemly schizophrenic policy is explained by reports that the so-called “mother of all caravans” is…

Inside Trump’s Disastrous ‘Secret’ Drug War Plans for Central America
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Inside Trump’s Disastrous ‘Secret’ Drug War Plans for Central America

Nothing really puts you in your place quite like getting shot at in another country. All gringo arrogance vaporized in an instant. Choking from teargas. Lungs aflame. Reeling blind through unknown streets just ahead of the death squads. Abandoned by your fellow correspondents, who were all shrewd enough to have put on their gas masks…