Brasília, 29 de setembro de 2020 - 04h18
The elections in Bolivia and what the candidates hide
Marcelo Rech On September 6, the formal campaign for the presidential elections in Bolivia began. They are to be held on October 18. The campaign started with the final disqualification of ex-president Evo Morales' candidacy by the Plurinational Constitutional Court. Since Morales resides in political asylum in Argentina, Bolivian law vetoes...
The risks of an American intervention in Latin America
Marcelo Rech In April 2019, a failed plan to overthrow the regime of Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela exposed the fragility of the Venezuelan opposition and its coordination with the United States and other countries in the region. The insurrection, besides not producing the expected results, served for the dictator Nicolás Maduro...
For a policy of solidarity and humanism in times of pandemic
Marcelo Rech The world is facing a difficult epidemiological situation, which is being especially rough for the majority of countries that lack the economic and structural conditions to fight COVID-19 or provide assistance. On the five continents, we have successful examples of actions, but also flawed models. The world will surely...
Bolivia and the double play of drug trafficking for the United States
Marcelo Rech On May 3, Bolivia was due to go through elections, but the COVID-19 pandemic ended up imposing a new calendar and pushing the process to a date probably closer to the end of the year. The postponement turned out to be positive for the current president, Jeanine Áñéz, one...
The new Monroe Doctrine and the intervention policy of US in the world
Marcelo Rech On December 2, 1823, then-President of the United States, James Monroe, presented to the US Congress the essence of what would be known as the Monroe Doctrine, a set of actions intended to prevent the European colonial presence in the Americas. In 1904, under Theodore Roosevelt’s term, the United States declared...