Friday , 3 July 2020

Tag Archives: Latin America


An alt-left, Mexican supremacist with the ACLU told elderly white folks at a city council meeting in Rialto they should have no say in how the town their forefathers founded is governed because they’re a dwindling minority that only has “five years left.” The issue at hand was whether or not Rialto should become a “sanctuary city” for criminal illegal …

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Latin Americans Must Brace for New Economic Winds from U.S., China (Estadao, #Brazil)

The U.S. recovery and the slowdown in China have already had effects on Latin America. Though we don’t yet know the future impact of these processes, they are certain to grow in the coming years. The new international economic winds are detrimental for commodity-exporting countries that benefited most from China’s accelerated growth over the last decade. Among them, the damage …

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S. American states to recall ambassadors from Europe over Bolivian plane incident

South American countries belonging to the Mercosur trade bloc have decided to withdraw their ambassadors for consultations from European countries involved in the grounding of the Bolivian president’s plane. “We’ve taken a number of actions in order to compel public explanations and apologies from the European nations that assaulted our brother Evo Morales,” explained Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, who revealed …

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#NSA spied on Latin America for energy and military #intel

The NSA’s spy program encompasses most countries in Latin America, new cables released by Edward Snowden have confirmed. The data gathered on military affairs and “commercial secrets” has provoked a flurry of furious rhetoric from regional leaders. Brazilian daily, O Globo, which obtained the cables released by former CIA employee Edward Snowden, published a report on Tuesday detailed the National …

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