Israel’s Genocide Advisers and Technicians Return to Latin America in Force
Opinion

Israel’s Genocide Advisers and Technicians Return to Latin America in Force

With the ouster of progressive governments throughout Latin America and their replacement with right-wing neo-fascist regimes, Israeli counter-insurgency advisers, better known as “merchants of death,” have returned to Latin America with fervor. Fascist-oriented regimes in Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Honduras, Paraguay, Guatemala, and Chile, eager to displace indigenous peoples, have invited the Israelis back…

South America’s “Prosur” Is a Pivotal Component of “Fortress America”
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South America’s “Prosur” Is a Pivotal Component of “Fortress America”

Last week the leaders of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Peru created the so-called “Forum for the Progress of South America”, or “Prosur”, in what many observers understood to be a replacement for the ailing and internally divided mid-2000s “Pink Tide” bloc of Unasur that formerly united the continent with its leftist and progressive…

The Venezuelan Migrant Crisis Is Leading to the Revival of “Gran Colombia”
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The Venezuelan Migrant Crisis Is Leading to the Revival of “Gran Colombia”

The Venezuelan Migrant Crisis has been regionally politicized and is now at risk of being militarily and strategically exploited by the US. Long-simmering tensions finally exploded in a Brazilian border town after four Venezuelans robbed, beat, and stabbed a restaurant owner before the locals violently drove hundreds of them back to their country, which dangerously…

Colombia’s Presidential Run-Off will Decide Its “Global Partnership” with NATO
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Colombia’s Presidential Run-Off will Decide Its “Global Partnership” with NATO

Colombia is about to become NATO’s first Latin American “global partner” right as the country heads towards a tense presidential run-off later this month. The Transatlantic bloc sees in the South American country a formidable ally with impressive economic, military, and altogether, strategic potential. Colombia’s economy is one of the best-performing in the hemisphere, and…

An Empire Upside Down
Opinion

An Empire Upside Down

In the early months of the Trump administration, high-profile White House visits from foreign leaders from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East garnered headlines about the changing role of the United States in the world. In the context of political and economic upheaval around the globe, observers worry that, under Trump, the United States is…

South America Under Threat: U.S. to Set Up a New Military Base in Peru
Military

South America Under Threat: U.S. to Set Up a New Military Base in Peru

Following the parliamentary impeachment of Dilma Rousseff (Brazil) and Mauricio Macri’s arrival at the Pink House (Argentina), the United States is desperately trying to increase its military presence in Latin America, focussing particular attention on the South Cone. Peru, a member state of the Pacific Alliance, is the most recent victim of Washington’s imperial incursions….