It is still too early to predict how Moreno will fare and whether his economic and anti-corruption approaches will ultimately succeed. But he has already defied predictions that he would act as Correa’s puppet.
No one should be worried about American military action anywhere in Latin America. The notion is risible. But President Trump’s cavalier remark last week referring to a “possible military option” to deal with the increasingly dictatorial regime led by President Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela has real consequences.
Michael Shifter repasa las sanciones impuestas por el Gobierno de Donald Trump contra México, Venezuela y Cuba. Los cuestionamientos de Evo Morales por el ‘imperialismo’ de Trump no suenan en Washington, aunque el mandatario estadounidense es ‘impredecible’