Milei's triumph weakens the influence of China, Russia and Cuba in Latin America. Milei's Remarkable Victory in Argentina Paves the Way for a 'Dollar Zone'
Milei's triumph weakens the influence of China, Russia and Cuba in Latin America
Javier Milei swept the second round. He left no doubts or shadows about his overwhelming victory. He obtained almost 56% of votes and his opponent Sergio Massa 44%. An overwhelming difference of almost 12 percentage points....Read more >>
Ortega has Nicaragua mired in a "hybrid war." What is that and how does it work?
More than 20 opposition organizations signed a proclamation in which they express their rejection of Nicaraguan territory being used strategically for the massive passage of migrants, which for some critics means that Daniel Ortega's dictatorship involved Nicaragua in a "war." hybrid" against the United States, a new concept in terms of security, which began to be used in recent years....Read more >>
Milei's Remarkable Victory in Argentina Paves the Way for a 'Dollar Zone'
Milei will become Argentina's new president on December 10 with annual inflation levels above 140 percent, a practically worthless national currency, and 40 percent of the population living below the poverty line. The president‐elect seems aware, however, that the gravity of Argentina's economic crisis leaves no time for half‐measures....Read more >>
The IACHR demands an explanation from Cuba regarding the death of a prisoner protester
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) urges the Cuban regime to investigate the death of a protester imprisoned for participating in the 11J protests...Read more >>
The Government of Honduras hires doctors from Cuba and opens a conflict with the local union
The Ministry of Health (SESAL) of Honduras announced that in January 2024, 88 Cuban specialist doctors will arrive in that country to work in different public hospitals, which has raised a protest from representatives of the union of the Central American nation....Read more >>
Interamerican Institute for Democracy
Some inheritances from the Motherland?
By our Director: Luis Beltrán Guerra G.
Sanity on the part of those who govern and those who aspire to be so is the ideal path. Crimes will be punished, but in a timely manner and by the agencies to deliver justice. Dispossessing ourselves of the past and harmful presents is still a guideline....Read more >>
Xi Jinping's visit and the Latin-Americanization of US politicians
By our Director: Ricardo Israel
Since I settled in the United States in 2019, I have witnessed a process of polarization and constant deterioration in the quality of its democracy, which I have called the Latin Americanization of its politics and its politicians, discussed in detail in other columns....Read more >>
Rosalynn Carter: the subtle charm of a Southern Lady
By our Director: Beatrice E. Rangel
For the North American lady, power is an instrument to work for others. For Latin Americans, a gateway to the good life....Read more >>
Nicaragua legalizes political persecution
The regime of Daniel Ortega-Rosario Murrillo authorizes judicial persecution to punish public officials and all those who dare to investigate corruption within Nicaragua. This is one of the main conclusions of a report presented by the Center for Transdisciplinary Studies of Central America (CETCAM), a social research institute based in Costa Rica....Read more >>
They claim that the Ortega regime threatened Miss Universe 2023
Several media outlets have claimed that Daniel Ortega's regime prohibited Sheynnis Palacios, Miss Universe 2023, from entering Nicaragua...Read more >>
María Corina Machado called to suspend Venezuela's referendum on the territorial dispute with Guyana
"Sovereignty is exercised, not consulted," said the opposition leader and considered the mechanism as a "distraction" of the Chavista regime in the face of the 2024 presidential elections...Read more >>
Point by point, the agenda and details of the agreement between Israel and Hamas within hours of the release of the first group of hostages
A temporary ceasefire to facilitate the release of dozens of hostages taken during the Hamas terrorist attack on Israel will bring the first respite to war-weary Palestinian civilians in Gaza and a spark of hope to the families of Israeli captives....Read more >>