Interamerican Watch Newsletter – Issue 102

Interamerican Watch Newsletter

Inter-American Watch

Thursday 13/07/2022

Analysis

 

Victimhood and a false persecution are the main arguments used by Islamism to, with impunity, achieve its objective of expansion, destabilization and destructuring of Western society, warns Hannan Serroukh, coordinator of the Group’s Islamic Research and Studies Area. of Strategic Studies (GEES).…Read more >>
Source: gaceta.es

The operation is done from several trenches. The feeling and evidence that the Citizen Revolution (RC) pulled many strings in an attempt to go beyond the social protest, which paralyzed the country for 18 days, is growing in various sectors that maintain that the background was to overthrow the Government of Guillermo Lasso and that the destabilization attempts will continue in the short and medium term.…Read more >>
Source: expreso.ec

Argentina

 

The meeting with Morales, whose speech is strongly anti-American, takes place days before a key meeting: Alberto Fernández plans to talk with Biden in a bilateral meeting scheduled for July 25, in Washington DC. The support of the North American president is decisive in the face of a possible renegotiation of the agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) signed by the former Minister of Economy Martín Guzmán.…Read more >>
Source: tn.com.ar

The President had lunch today with the former Bolivian president and strengthens ties with countries opposed to the White House; on July 25 the bilateral meeting is scheduled to renegotiate the pact with the IMF …Read more >>
Source: lanacion.com.ar

Chile

But skeptics point out that the Constitution’s plan to make Chile a “plurinational” country would further divide Chile. In addition, the new Constitution would politicize the justice system and weaken judicial independence, they say.…Read more >>
Source: es-us.vida-estilo.yahoo.com

Chile’s tumbling currency and runaway inflation are testing the Andean copper giant’s economic and financial systems, and complicating President Gabriel Boric’s plans to push through a tax reform bill to fund ambitious social programs.…Read more >>
Source: reuters.com

Colombia

 

The director for the western hemisphere of the United States, Juan González, reported that in the next few days a North American delegation will travel to Colombia to meet with the president-elect, Gustavo Petro, and members of the new government. …Read more >>
Source: vanguardia.com

Cuba

 

A report prepared by two organizations and released this Thursday reflects that, almost a year after the anti-government protests of July 11 in Cuba, 701 people are still detained in prisons on the island.…Read more >>
Source: es-us.vida-estilo.yahoo.com

A year after the 11J protests, hundreds of protesters remain in detention and thousands of Cubans have been forced to flee…The Cuban regime has committed systematic human rights violations in response to the massive protests of July 2021 with the apparent aimed at punishing protesters and deterring future protests, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today, on the anniversary of the demonstrations.…Read more >>
Source: infobae.com

Agents of the Castro dictatorship arrested him yesterday but since then it is unknown where they took him. Within hours of the first anniversary of the historic 9/11 protests, the regime intensifies persecution…Read more >>
Source: infobae.com

Ecuador

 

The Ecuadorian Interior Minister, Patricio Carrillo, insisted on linking the recent protests against the government of President Guillermo Lasso, led by the indigenous and peasant movement, with “illegal markets”, after the president, Guillermo Lasso, assured that the drug money was behind the mobilizations.…Read more >>
Source: larepublica.ec

President Guillermo Lasso pointed out that the June national strike, which was called by the indigenous movement, would have been financed with $15 million that came from drug trafficking.…Read more >>
Source: eluniverso.com

In Ecuador, certain jurisdictional decisions continue to cause controversy. They are increasingly recurrent and, therefore, questioned by citizens. The examples are plenty. On June 17, 2022, Judge Ángel Harry Lindao Vera, exercising jurisdiction in another province, in La Concordia, ordered the return of Leandro Norero’s assets, which were the subject of investigation in the province of Guayas.…Read more >>
Source: ecuavisa.com

Interamerican Institute for Democracy

 

The late Castroist general Luis Alberto Rodríguez López Calleja was, perhaps, the subject who could have led Cuba in the transition from totalitarianism to post-totalitarianism, the objective of those who defend change so that everything remains the same.…Read more >>
Source: intdemocratic.org

For many analysts, the polarization in Latin America divides politics between leftists and rightists. This frankly has no basis in reality. Because except in Colombia, where left and right have Gustavo Petro and Alvaro Uribe as referents who, in addition to being politically savvy, are educated and excellent strategists, in the rest of Latin America the right lacks referents.…Read more >>
Source: intdemocratic.org

Recent history, especially of Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, shows us that social movements are the sum of people asking for claims, in a certain sense fair, leftist idealists – those confused ones who venerate Che Guevara even without knowing him – and criminal groups, gangs, in particular.…Read more >>
Source: intdemocratic.org

Mexico

 

In a video broadcast on social networks, alleged members of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel are shown with machine guns and rocket launchers that are allegedly models of weapons that are manufactured in China and Russia …Read more >>
Source: infobae.com

Peru

 

The growing threats to indigenous leaders in the Peruvian Amazon following operations to eradicate coca crops are the starkest sign that those who oppose the advance of drug trafficking in the Amazon face increasing risks. …Read more >>
Source: es.insightcrime.org

Regional Security

 

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will embark on a regional trip to Latin America, covering Venezuela, Argentina and Mexico, in late July, the daily Milliyet reported on July 10.…Read more >>
Source: hurriyetdailynews.com

In an official document to which El Líbero had access, the name of Antonio José Cabriles Lobos appears as the captain of the Venezuelan-Iranian plane that landed in Chile on June 22. This is a retired military officer from the Venezuelan air force, who was manager of Conviasa and who in November 1992 was part of an attempted coup that had among its objectives the release of Hugo Chávez, imprisoned for another coup attempt that had been in February of the same year.…Read more >>
Source: ellibero.cl