Search: Cuba,Venezuela (10 materials)

The Price of Sanctions is Human Lives

... prosecution. Other countries face a similar situation. The first COVID-19 cases have been registered in Syria, a country that is in a state of war. The strict oil embargo has resulted in a shortage of petrol, which is needed by both the military and medics. Cuba has faced fuel shortages as a result of a U.S.-led embargo for years now. Venezuela and a number of other countries have yet to feel the full force of the COVID-19 pandemic, but doctors and the population will likewise be hit hard. The most stable situation right now is in Russia, where the safety margin is greater, and sanctions ...


Is China still the "big dog" in Brazil and Latin America?

... "third generation" technology.This calendar year, Latin America in the midst of what latinamericanists have defined for the rest of the world as an “election supercycle” with eight nations going to the polls; Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico, Paraguay and Venezuela. If we go three months back to late 2017 and include Honduras and Chile, the “election supercycle” includes ten nations. In simplistic terms, Washington and US-friendly media assets seem addicted to using Russia as the evil culprit that ...


El Comercio names the senior Peruvian politicians involved in big Odebrecht scandal

... rights, among other things. Venezuela's foreign minister has responded to the move with anger, accusing the "Group of Lima" of behaving like a "cartel."  In a snarky move, recently, the incoming right wing regime in Brazil ex-invited Venezuela's current president Maduro from the January 1st innaguration of president-elect Bolsonaro in Brasilia.  Also ex-invited were another member of the Bolivarian Alliance, Cuba. For reasons not made clear the leaders of Bolivia and Nicaragua were not ex-invited. When the news about the "withdrawn" invitations broke, the Bolsonaro team said that Maduro and the ex-invited Bolivarian Alliance nations were never invited ...


JVLV: To Potus and Marco; New Policies on Cuba Must Include Regime Change in Venezuela

While preparing changes in our Cuban policies, you must include changes in our policies vis-a-vis pro-Castro Caracas in Venezuela. The Maduro regime is supported by both Cuba and Iran. We must not allow Tehran's mullahs to continue getting uranium from Venezuela! And we must insist on free elections. Many democrats are dying in Venezuela— a country in our strategic backyard. Support democratic regime change! It's in ...


The EU-CELAC Summit in Brussels: New Horizons or New Geopolitical Schemes?

... US analysts regard them as counterproductive. However, many observers have immediately noted the dual nature of American initiatives, qualifying them as an attempt to combine the new with the old: while announcing the normalization of relations with Cuba, Washington calls Venezuela a “threat to the US” just as it did in the 1960s, launching an undeclared war against Liberty Island. At the same time, the United States is undertaking efforts to split the CELAC and the emerging Latin-Caribbean bloc by promoting ...


Summit of Americas – No Bridge built

... Venezuelan authorities in relation to opposition leaders, and Uruguay’s President Vazquez went even further – he took part, together with Barack Obama, in a civil society forum which worked in parallel with the summit and gave a platform to Cuban opposition figures and civil activists from Venezuela [2] . At the same time the isolation of the USA and its closest allies in the southern hemisphere is becoming increasingly obvious. The parallel integration processes in the region and the creation of new alliances that don’t include ...


A Panda and a Bear in the Caribbean

Russia and China in the Latin American Arms Market. Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua At Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (MTC) session with Foreign States on January 27, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin encouraged those present to seek out new markets, in particular mentioning Latin America. Soon afterwards,...


Can Russia help save Peronist Argentina from itself?

... visit could impact Argentina’s energy and economic relationships with regional allies it shares with Russia, Bolivia and Venezuela. South America is wide open for energy business and the budding relationship between gas producers Bolivia and Algeria ... ... leaders included Mario Firmenich, who was from a good family and led the large Montonero organization. Firmenich escaped to Cuba during the “Dirty War” and was friendly with Fidel and Raul Castro. He later returned to Argentina as a hero ...


Banking on Bolshevism. Brazil’s “caviar left” spending billions to revive Cuba’s broken communist economy

... to share an important electronic intelligence gathering station outside Havana, the Chinese have pivoted away from Cuba toward Mexico and Central America. The economic impact of the move will bring far greater rewards to the Chinese economy than what Cuba and Venezuela offer. China has made it a priority to develop assembly and manufacturing relationships with Mexico, Nicaragua and Costa Rica which could reduce the cost of Beijing moving goods into the lucrative North American market. Already controlling ...


From Das Kapital To Human Capital... Cuba's Doctor Diplomacy Pays Big Dividends For Now

... hundred Servimeds to end shortage of 3 million doctors being publicized by the WHO. One wonders if the war to provide health care for all is a war of attrition. How Did Servimed Get So Big So Fast? It has a lot to do with Cuba’s relationship with Venezuela. Cuba provides health care infrastructure, educators and other skilled personnel to Venezuela. Some medical helpers were active in the oil rich nation during the corrupt administration of Carlos Andres Perez, before Hugo Chavez came to power. For everything ...


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