Regions / Ecuador
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Over the years, Texaco, now owned by Chevron, dumped nearly 20 billion gallons of toxic sludge in the jungle.
The uprising in Ecuador that occurred on September 30 shook the world and sparked a debate about the reason for the unrest.
Supporting the Colossus of the North can be a lonely business
Latin American states are taking greater control of their oil assets, with shifts in policy that range from relatively benign to more combative.
There is a growing number of campaigns that seek the withdrawal of U.S. foreign military bases. And they may just succeed.
The U.S. Military reconfigures its unpopular presence in Latin America.
World LGBT Conference
The inability of the Colombian State to control its national territory and diverse armed groups is perceived to pose a threat to the other countries of the Andean region.