Category Archives: Latin America

The National Interest: Opinion: Scott MacDonald- Venezuela Votes For Change After 16 Years of Chavismo

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The National Interest: Opinion: Scott MacDonald- Venezuela Votes For Change After 16 Years of Chavismo The Neo-Communists and Neo-Marxists, (as I at least call them in Venezuela) finally not only … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion: Scott MacDonald: This Is Not Your Parents’ Caribbean

The National Interest: Opinion: Scott MacDonald: This Is Not Your Parents' Caribbean There are a lot of opportunities and challenges in the Caribbean especially with Cuba coming back from the dead so to speak with its economy and having restarted … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Editorial: Venezuela and Cuba: Partners in Repression

The Washington Post: Editorial: Venezuela and Cuba: Partners in Repression Just as Cuba has started to move away from Castro Marxism/authoritarianism and have opened up their economy and at least to a small extent their country, Venezuela has moved towards … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Opinion: Ben Cohen: Venezuela on The Brink

Commentary Magazine: Opinion: Ben Cohen: Venezuela on The Brink I guess Venezuela at its best would be like Scandinavia where you would have a mid-size country or so of twenty-five million people who is not only energy independent, but a … Continue reading

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The Week: Staff- Cuba and Uncle Sam: A Brief History

  Source: The Week: Staff- The History of U.S. Cuban Relations Cuba has never been a home of liberal democracy and liberal values, liberal utopia, or what have you. Similar to Iraq, they’ve always been ruled by one authoritarian regime or … Continue reading

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