Latin America

US Planing to Grab Venezuela’s Oil

There is a growing impression that Venezuela with its oil riches is the next country on the US hit list. One would have to be a hopeless idealist to believe that – after US crusades swept across Asian and African oil-producing countries – the Venezuelan oil deposits so far remaining […]

Forces Regrouped in World Politics?

The BRICS summit will convene in China’s Sanya beach resort on April 14.For the first time in the alliance’s relatively short history, South Africa will participate in the forum as a member along with Brazil, Russia, India, and China, while the disquieting political settings of the early 2011 reinforce the […]

CIA in Paraguay, or How to Get Rid of a President

Nil Nikandrov (Russia) Paraguay’s current president Fernando Lugo used to be known as “the bishop of the poor”. He made a fairly quick career in the Roman Catholic church’s hierarchy, became a bishop, and later was overwhelmingly voted in as the country’s president. Inaugurated on August 15, 2008, he planned […]