Articles by: Diego Salama

Obama and Latin America: A Stillborn Rapprochement?

Obama and Latin America: A Stillborn Rapprochement?

April 8, 2015 at 9:14 AM

More than 20 Heads of State will make their way to the beautiful country of Panama and they will discuss the challenges that our region faces. It would be ideal that they go beyond their partisan blinders and ideological entrenchments and actually listen to each other; however that does not seem likely.

Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina : Alberto Nisman’s Death

Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina : Alberto Nisman’s Death

January 22, 2015 at 5:46 AM

Argentina, AMIA and the case of a suspicious death Dr. Alberto Nisman, an Argentine legal jurist and prosecutor, alleged earlier this month that President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s government was involved in covering up one of the biggest terror attacks in the country’s history. Four days later, he was foundRead More

The Elections in Bolivia : A preview

The Elections in Bolivia : A preview

September 11, 2014 at 5:52 AM

What can we expect from the elections in Bolivia and why? On October 12th of this year, the Bolivian electorate will go to the polls to elect the two chambers of Congress and a President and Vice-President; while democratic contents always draw attention it seems clear that incumbent President Evo MoralesRead More

The BRICS and Latin America

The BRICS and Latin America

August 7, 2014 at 4:27 AM

 What does the future hold for the BRICS and Latin America? Is this the ushering of a new phase of South-South cooperation?

Source: SouthSolidarity

The (ir) relevance of the G77 : Post Bolivia 2014

June 23, 2014 at 8:06 AM

  Looking at the relevance of the G77 after Bolivia, 2014 The G77+China is one of the oldest groups in the international system. It was born in 1964, at the end of the first United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Its creation responded to the idea that the internationalRead More

The Child of Divorced Parents: The South America Defense Council

The Child of Divorced Parents: The South America Defense Council

June 6, 2014 at 5:00 AM

  Unlike Asia, the Middle East or Western Europe, South America is a very homogenous region; due to its colonial past, the continent inherited two –very similar– languages and cultural proximity. Regional integration in the economic, social and cultural fields, has been brewing for decades in South America, among theRead More