Colombia’s comparatively larger population and economy, as well as its geostrategic bi-oceanic position, make it the US’ ideal “Lead From Behind” partner, and its growing proxy influence over Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela, that the US wants to use for reorganizing South America.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting South America, and it’s expected that he’ll formalize its regional version of the Silk Road, the Twin Ocean Railroad, during his trip. This far-reaching project endeavors to construct a 5,300 km railroad from Brazil to Peru, traversing some of the world’s most difficult and […]
The leader of Venezuela is gone at 58. He has not had time enough to fulfill even a half of his plans. A man of action, he has set an example for the left-wing forces of the continent. His demise will certainly slow down, perhaps temporarily, the reforms in the […]