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... 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... Read more »

Four More Years: Militarizing Latin America

Conn M. Hallinan / Dispatches From The Edge / Jan. 15, 2013 / This past December marked the 190th anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine, the 1823 policy declaration by... Read more »
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