“Summit of the Americas”: will the American states be able to step up together the corruption scandals in the region?

The largest meeting of the leaders of the countries of the region “Summit of the Americas” (in Spanish – Cumbre de las Américas) was opened in the evening of the 13th of April in the Peruvian capital Lima. The main plenary session of the eighth American forum, which usually meets once every three years, was […]

The upcoming Summit of the Americas without Trump: will the White House start building bridges rather than walls in Latin America

To date, Latin America is not at all the region where the US President Donald Trump can count on popular support. From the beginning of the electoral campaign of the current head of the White House, the Latin American mass media were replicating his statements about immigrants from the “dirty holes”, which at that time […]

Unexpected victory of left-centrist forces in Costa Rica: the opening of the electoral “super marathon”

The first round of the elections in Costa Rica in early February opened the electoral “super marathon” in Latin America. Traditionally, Costa Rica has always been considered a bulwark of stability in the Latin American region. In this state, for decades, strong democratic forces seemed to dominate. In a number of international ratings on the […]

Electoral “super marathon” in Latin America: For who will the Latin Americans vote?

For Latin America, the 2018 will be a turning point, because this year in a number of countries in the region an electoral “super marathon” is expected. In total, more than 350 million people will come to polling stations in order to choose representatives of the legislature or presidents. Some researchers and analysts forecast the […]

The president is the most dangerous profession in Peru: new corruption scandal.

As history shows, political activity in Peru has always been a dangerous occupation from the very beginning of the existence of the republic as an independent state. As noted by many political scientists, the main reason for this phenomenon is the complete absence of racial-ethnic monolithic “Peruvian nation”. The very notion of the modern Peruvian […]

Is the age-old Bolivian dream “about the sea” being realized?

The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, called the decision of the International Court of Justice in The Hague (Netherlands) the recognition of the rights of Bolivia to a dispute with Chile on reaching the sea, the most significant event of 2015. Then Morales said that the age-old dispute should be accompanied by a dialogue between […]

Russian-Chinese advance towards Latin America: what does Latin American really expect?

To date, Beijing and Moscow are important trading partners of the Latin American and Caribbean countries with which they develop and maintain strong and flexible relations based on friendly understanding, cooperation, respect and complementarity. According to official data of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, the commodity exchange between China and the Latin American […]

“The New Silk Road” will reach Latin America: the Chinese perspective in the region

Over the past two years, the US government has lost much of its influence in the region, as the opinion poll conducted by the “Gallup” Institute (the authoritative American Institute for Public Opinion, in English – American Institute of Public Opinion “Gallup”) is quite convincing. The approval of US foreign policy in the countries of […]

Will Bolivia come out of the left turn?

Wednesday, on the 21st of February, again, as in 2016, this time became a “red” date in the calendar of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. On that day, by order of the Bolivian government, police cardoons with a total of more than 10,000 people were deployed on the streets of La Paz and Santa Cruz […]

Tillerson’s Latin American tour: The US again intends to return to Latin America?

Fears of some media and some persons of the Western countries about the alleged interference of Russia in the elections of other countries are still hotly debated. This year several elections are held in some Latin American countries and, of course, according to many representatives of the West, they will not be released at the […]