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Strategic Relevance of France's Overseas Territories

... just as breathtaking as Mont Blanc and Vladivostok as exotic as Vancouver in Canada. The same applies to the French who seem to have taken advantage of the potential offered by the remains of the former Empire, which extended from Asia (Indochina) to Latin America (French Guiana) only a few decades ago.REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes In contrast to the United Kingdom, France is usually not particularly keen on promoting what remains of its colonies, with only a few French nationals travelling to French Polynesia,...


Russia's vaccine can help Latin America, but faces obstacles

... "Sputnik V" Covid vaccine shows no adverse affects and generates antibody response, Kremlin supported efforts to produce and further test the vaccine and make it available worldwide later this year could help mediate the public health crisis in Latin America, which, with the United States and  India ranks as one of the three major Covid hotspots. In the Arab world, where the Gamaleya-developed "Sputnik V" vaccine is being tested in Saudi Arabia, the english language online version ...


A South American NATO?

... President Bolsonaro in Brazil, there is often talk about the granting of military bases to the United States army on the soil of the South American country, and possible concertation between the two states in war and strategic affairs. The dream of a united Latin America, which was interpreted at the beginning of the 21 st century above all on the economic level, thanks to institutions such as MERCOSUR, has however strong political implications. The rift that seems to open up in Latin America between very ...


RIAC Work Plans on Latin American Track Discussed with Argentinian Ambassador Ricardo Lagorio

... to the Russian Federation. On January 23, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Ricardo Lagorio, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Russian Federation. The discussion focused on the Council’s 2020 work plans on Latin American research track, including the analytical report on relations between Russia and the countries of the continent, to be prepared jointly by RIAC and RAS Institute of Latin American Studies. The current foreign policy trends of Latin American ...


Peru: Searching for a Development Model

Pablo Kuczynski’s presidency can be generally assessed as unsuccessful In the past few years, the previously monolithic political panorama of Latin America, marked by restrained competition between the two models — conditionally left and right — but generally stable since the mid-2000s until the mid-2010s, has been subject to centrifugal tendencies. First, consider the countries of the ...


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

... between president Trump and North Korea leader Kim. The "postponement" helps reinforce the notion held by many business and political leaders in the Southern Hemisphere that official Washington continues to assign a low importance level to "Latin America."  More importantly, it provides yet another signal that Trump's Washington is eager to  engage in a trade war with LatAm nations, and with China, as it has already done with Russia.  Perhaps with all the fallout from the Lava Jato ...


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

... presidential and local elections going off over the next twelve months “political marketing” by globalist interests, the growing influence of narcocracies, and apologists for historically corrupt mainstream parties are alienating prospective voters in Latin America.This is happening at the very moment that their right to popular sovereignty is being threatened by social media conversations (mostly “fake news” that at best has a tangential connection to realpolitik) in the name of “transparency”and ...


Marcelo Montes: The Future of Mercosur Is Now in Question

... facing the region, hope for a genuinely progressive Mercosur looks increasingly threatened. Marcelo Montes , professor of international relations at the National University of Villa Maria in Argentina, shares his views on the integration process in Latin America and suggests what Russia can do to avoid making the same mistakes. Mercosur is facing a lot of problems nowadays, partly due to controversy over the Venezuelan presidency. How is the situation going to develop from your point of view? Mercosur ...


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