Venezuela – There Was A Riot At The Border But What Else Did The “Aid” Stunt Achieve?

|Moon of Alabama| The attempt to incite defections of Venezuelan security forces largely failed. A handful of National Guard foot soldiers went over to the Colombian side ... Read more »

Agrarian Strike in Colombia Triggers Military Repression, Political Explosion

By W. T. Whitney Jr. | September 2, 2013 |


The current agrarian strike in Colombia follows an earlier one in Catatumbo department where small farmers mobilized for land and sustainable lives. Now... Read more »

US Still Leery of Peace with Justice in Colombia

By W. T. Whitney Jr. | May 22, 2013 |

Asked recently by a Mexican interviewer to justify U.S. involvement in Venezuelan affairs, President Barack Obama suggested Venezuela should be heading “toward democracy,... Read more »

Four More Years: Militarizing Latin America

Conn M. Hallinan /Read more »