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Mar 19, 2013 0 Comments

La Argentina está sometida a los intereses de Irán Articles / Opinion Editorials

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

En los últimos años, Irán ha logrado avances diplomáticos y de cooperación en más de la mitad de los países en América Latina, y tiene una presencia asimétrica en la otra mitad, incluyendo poco a poco en su área de influencia a los vecinos de Argentina. A medida que pasa el tiempo, y más evidencia sale a la luz, observamos que la incursión de Irán en la región es estratégica, y utiliza la cubierta de la diplomacia pública para proteger sus actividades más nefastas.

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Mar 13, 2013 0 Comments

5 Ways to Invest in Venezuelan Freedom Articles / Opinion Editorials

Authors: ALEX CHAFUEN

Latin America is seldom in the U.S. news these days. The announcement of Hugo Chávez’s death has been an exception, with TV news networks devoting days to the coverage and analysis. The upcoming April 14th presidential election will also attract considerable media attention. Despite this focus, I have yet to read any analysis or recommendation on how to help Venezuelans regain their lost republican liberties and prevent the Argentine scenario of decades of “Peronism without Peron.” This is my attempt.

In 1999, while I was packing for my first trip to Venezuela with Chávez as president, he issued a warning to our scheduled keynote speaker: “We are waiting for you with lead.” “Lead” in that context in Spanish means “bullets.” Our speaker was noted writer and anti-totalitarian crusader Mario Vargas Llosa. Vargas Llosa had realized early on that Venezuela was embarking on a dangerous road.

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