For many observers the meeting of Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Washington with US president Barack Obama was the first important encounter among US and Latin America during the government of the new president at the White House. Undoubtedly, Lula became one of the most representative political leaders of the region and […]
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There are two things to say about the new president of the United States: First, that he is going to be the president of the United States in its full meaning. Second, that he is writing history in United States, but also in the world.
The comments of elected president Barack Obama in relation with the government of president Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, seems to initiate a new period in the long tensions between Washington and Caracas. Obama suggested that Chávez interrupted the progress of the region, exports terrorist activities and supports malicious entities like the Farc guerrilla of Colombia.
Latin American countries welcome the election of the new USA president, Barack Obama. From leftist governments like the ones of Caracas and La Paz to the most USA friends like Bogotá and Mexico, there were words of sympathy for the Democratic Senator, who is also the first Afro-American person to be elected as president of […]