Instead of coming off as a brilliant “balancing” move that makes a variety of disparate countries stakeholders in its stability, Nicaragua’s military decree appears more and more like a clumsy attempt to hide its leadership’s capitulation to the US.
Although Guatemala recognized Belize’s 1981 independence over a decade later in 1992, it never dropped its claims to the southern half of this newly created country.
“They shall no more prevail than we give way to.” William Shakespeare, Henry VIII “King Henry the Eighth, to six wives he was wedded. One died, one survived, two divorced, two beheaded.” English mnemonic device From the early 1950s until 2000 the United States supported a number of quasi-fascist regimes […]
Mexico’s drug war, which official statistics say has claimed 34,000 lives in the past several years, still is not widely covered in the media. Journalists have been focusing more on Central America, where drug cartels are involved in a struggle for channels they used to smuggle cocaine, heroin and other […]