Venezuela Essentially Envisages CELAC Playing a Key Role in the Multipolar World Order

Venezuela Essentially Envisages CELAC Playing a Key Role in the Multipolar World Order

Expectations should be tempered with respect to what CELAC will achieve in the coming future, but nobody should think that it won’t achieve anything at all either. Venezuelan President Maduro proposed during his yearly speech to parliament last week “to unite efforts and paths in Latin America and the Caribbean to advance in the formation…

Latin America’s Leading Countries Reaffirmed Their Principled Neutrality

Latin America’s Leading Countries Reaffirmed Their Principled Neutrality

For as different as Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico are, they’re all united in the common cause of practicing principled neutrality towards the Ukrainian Conflict, which makes them Latin America’s multipolar leaders. Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico, which are Latin America’s leading countries, just reaffirmed their principled neutrality towards the Ukrainian Conflict by refusing to join the…

The US Is Scared That Russian Media Will Liberate Millions of Latin American Minds

The US Is Scared That Russian Media Will Liberate Millions of Latin American Minds

From Africa to Asia and Latin America, the entire Global South is rising up as one to cast off the US’ neo-imperial chains once and for all. Russian media is actively reporting on their respective struggles and showing everyone that they aren’t alone, but rather are each playing their own role in their home regions…

Summit of the Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks in the Imperial Façade

Summit of the Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks in the Imperial Façade

Valentín, the man next to us in line as we made our way across the international border, asked what we had been doing in Tijuana. We had been at the Workers Summit of the Americas, organized as an alternative to Biden’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. Our summit was as a place where…

Biden’s Summit of No-Shows

Biden’s Summit of No-Shows

I tip my cap, as we all should, to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico. And to Presidents Luis Arce of Bolivia, Xiaomara Castro of Honduras, Alejandro Giammattei of Guatemala and Nayib Bukele of El Savador. They all pointedly declined to join President Joe Biden at his Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles…

The American Stick Was Left Without a Carrot

The American Stick Was Left Without a Carrot

The United States has the ability to pursue broad measures to exert pressure on other countries, not only through bilateral relations, but also through controlled international organisations such as the IMF and the World Bank. Although this violates international law, it has become commonplace for practitioners of preventive diplomacy, that is, threats of subsequent punishment that…