Loss of US influence on the continent during Donald Trump’s presidency disrupts Joe Biden’s maneuver to lead the region
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As if America revived a ‘dj-vu’ from the last century. Neither the lost decades, nor the migratory waves, nor the climate change that kicks people out of their homes, nor the drug trafficking that weakens its entrails, nor the insecurities that make it the most violent continent on the planet. Is. The main theme of the Los Angeles summit is once again Democracy, “Essential Components of the Future”as certified Joe Biden Welcome to my colleagues.
“At a time when democracies are under attack in the world, let us unite again”, the US host conditioned to officially launch the conclave, which has many opportunities as shadows. and not only because of those dictatorship outcast for violating the Democratic Charter, but also for those created by global autocracy China You Russiawho has entered Washington’s Backyard with the intention of living.
Mexico has once again led among dissidents from within the summit, waiting to hear other important voices, such as Argentina You Chile, “We believe that this is a serious error and that no one has the right to exclude the other, we do not accept the principle of interference to unilaterally define who comes and who does not,” Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, the rebel’s emissary, insisted . Anders Manuel Lepez ObradorAbsent today when they want to reach far-reaching agreements on migration.
Right today they walk on the roads of their country Thousands of migrants who intend to cross the Rio Bravo to enter America. A march involving hundreds of Venezuelans who are part of the great diaspora of 6 million creoles who fled Chavismo. Nicolas Madurowho heads the revolutionary axis, Last minute Eurasian tour is arranged, with which he intends to demonstrate an international scope against Washington and in his plan to “build a new world”. Chance has taken him to Algeria this Thursday, amid the crisis with Spain, by publicizing his “admiration” for his “firm position” for President Abdelmadjid Tebboune in defense of the Sahrawi people.
“America has no power to silence our voice or silence the truth”President counterattacked from Havana Miguel Daz-Canel, His foreign minister, Bruno Rodriguez, has been more decisive: “The appointment of a democrat and boycott is a new blow to the American government, which is blinded by its arrogance and contempt for the region. On enforcing the emphasis, it will be condemned to slander and segregation.” ,
America’s Summit Preamble
It was precisely the use of the famous quote “America for America” used by Peru’s President Pedro Castillo during the inauguration, which this time provoked a new internal conflict with his Marxist ally, Vladimir Cern.
,The only threat against the democratic people is American interference. Which promotes coups, genocide and loot of natural resources. The summit has been ruined and the end of US hegemony has been declared”, the former Bolivian president said from afar. Evo MoralesOne of the main defenders of the Kremlin in Latin America.
The reality is that Biden’s task seems nearly impossible in today’s America amid revolutions, populism, weak governments and corruption, the fight against which was the main focus of the 2018 Lima summit.
“We must recognize the difficulties in uniting the continent around the issue of liberal democracy, especially when there are three dictatorships and other countries that have suffered democratic erosion in recent years,” said political scientist John Polga-Hesimovic of EL Mundo. highlighted for ,
The example doesn’t help much either. Donald Trump lacks regional leadershipwho deliberately absented himself from the convention in Lima, when he expected the rest of the country to “undermine the power of the United States in the region and now Biden is realizing it’s hard to regain lost ground, Trump paid no attention to democracy except for three left-wing dictatorships and allowed China to advance in the region,” concluded a political scientist at the US Naval Academy.
Biden, who has put Colombian President Iván Duque by his side in the region, his main ally in the region, has also faced domestic problems after a telephonic conversation with Juan Guaid, whom he has once again served as Venezuela’s interim president. recognized in. Republican Senator Marco Rubio protested, “Although he has not invited Maduro, the Biden administration has done him a great favor by not inviting or allowing the interim government of Venezuela to participate in any forum.”
Despite the odds, the White House maintains its commitment to opening an era of more efficient cooperation with the rest of the world, particularly in matters of migration and the fight against climate change. The next few hours will testify to the failure that his opponents seek or to open new avenues for an increasingly dark continental labyrinth.
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