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Russian Foreign Ministry: US is trying to make Latin America more manageable

MOSCOW – Over the past few years, the US has had the idea of ​​making Latin America more manageable, said the head of the Latin American department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Aleksandr Schetinin. The Russian diplomat commented on the situation of instability and political crisis that several countries of the South American continent are […]


Freeing Lula strengthens confrontation against neoliberalism in Latin America

BRASILIA – Federal Deputy Alexandre Padilha (PT [Workers Party]-Sao Paolo) said that the freedom of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva represents “a strengthening of the confrontation of the neoliberal agenda throughout Latin America.” The former minister of health also assesses that the release of the PT leader will mark a “profound change and […]

Russia criticizes US interference in Latin American affairs

MOSCOW – The United States intervenes directly in Latin American affairs, said Russian official Maria Zakharova on Friday. “We are witnessing a direct interference by both the US internal affairs and the international agenda of the region,” the official told a news conference. As a concrete case, she spoke about the situation in Venezuela. The […]

IMF neoliberalism failed in Latin America, says Maduro

CARACAS – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said the neoliberal economic model of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) failed in Latin America. In addition, Maduro took the opportunity to point out that, since the IMF has failed, a productive and diversified alternative is being built in his country. “We are focused on economic recovery, on the […]

Venezuela and Russia strengthen military ties after Borisov’s meeting with Maduro

CARACAS – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro welcomed Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov on Saturday in the framework of the Intergovernmental High Level Commission (CIAN). “Meeting with His Excellency Yuri Ivanovich Borisov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation,” the Venezuelan President reported on Twitter. #EnVivo ? | Reunión con el excelentísimo Yuri Ivánovich Borisov, […]