Interamerican Watch Newsletter – Issue 96

Interamerican Watch Newsletter

Inter-American Watch

23/06/2022

Analysis

 

A few days ago, the president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, announced that his country and Russia were agreeing to an “exchange exercise” to participate in operations “against illegal activities in the Caribbean Sea.” The Sandinista leader authorized the departure of fifty Nicaraguan soldiers to Moscow, in the same way that he allowed the entry of Russian troops, ships and aircraft.…Read more >>
Source: larazon.es

At this point, that the Americas are divided is a truism. Consider that in 2001 the countries of the region except Cuba signed the Democratic Charter and that, since George H. W. Bush’s Initiative of the Americas in 1990, free trade agreements have spread throughout the region. Note that all Pacific countries except Ecuador have a trade agreement with the United States. Incidentally, it’s time for Ecuador to have it too, a member country of the Pacific Alliance.…Read more >>
Source: infobae.com

The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) and the European Agency for Police Cooperation (Europol) published on the Internet, on May 6, 2022, that the cooperation between European and Latin American gangs, specifically from Mexico and Colombia, leads to the production, consumption, and transit of high-quality cocaine and methamphetamine in Europe…Most cocaine manufacturing takes place in Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru; however, the new analysis outlines how cocaine is now being processed in Europe, primarily in Belgium, Spain and the Netherlands, the EMCDDA notes.…Read more >>
Source: dialogo-americas.com

The regime of Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua not only stands out for acts of corruption and human rights violations, he also became a protector of former corrupt officials who flee countries in the Central American region to avoid facing justice.…Read more >>
Source: criterio.hn

Argentina

 

In the midst of the uncertainty of the Boeing 747-300M model aircraft with registration YV3531 of the Venezuelan Emtrasur – a subsidiary of the company Consorcio Venezolano de Industrias Aeronáuticas y Servicios Aéreos (Conviasa) -, which continues to be held at the Ezeiza Airport, as well as its 19 Iranian and Venezuelan crew members who are in a hotel in Canning, a second plane appeared on the scene and there were even more questions… It is a Conviasa flight that left yesterday from Caracas to the Viru Viru Airport, in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, with passengers who intended to climb and continue to Buenos Aires on a flight operated by Boliviana de Aviación (BOA). It was even speculated that the controversial flight crew could return to Venezuela on the plane. Nothing happened: there was no flight.…Read more >>
Source: infobae.com

The problems multiply for the Argentine vice president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. As the political crisis within the ruling coalition worsens, the former president received a harsh judicial setback on Tuesday that derails her attempt to stop the only ongoing trial against her for alleged corruption.…Read more >>
Source: elpais.com

Bolivia

A group of parliamentarians who make up the Madrid Forum denounced this Tuesday the “lack of guarantees” in the trial against the former interim president of Bolivia Jeanine Áñez in the so-called “coup d’état II” case for which she was sentenced to 10 years in prison. prison.…Read more >>
Source: swissinfo.ch

One of the first elements that evidence such an assertion is the fact that Evo Morales acknowledged a couple of days after Áñez’s conviction, in an interview on the Kawsachun Coca radio station, that the decision to prosecute Jeanine Áñez by ordinary means and as quickly as possible it was taken at a political meeting of the Movement for Socialism (MAS).…Read more >>
Source: gaceta.es

The husband of the former director of the Elvira Parra Indigenous Fund, Joaquín Chuquimia, recounted the judicial torment that her family continues to experience, even the situation would be “worse” after the death of Marco Antonio Aramayo. He suspects that his partner suffers retaliation for having denounced her legal situation.…Read more >>
Source: noticiasfides.com

More international voices question the way in which the trial against Jeanine Añez was conducted, for which they urged Bolivia to undertake the reform of its justice… To the questions that arose from the Mission of the Office of the UN High Commissioner , Human Rights Watch, the rapporteur Diego García Sayán and the European Union, joined statements from countries such as the United Kingdom and Switzerland.…Read more >>
Source: erbol.com.bo

Colombia

 

His relations with drug trafficking, communism, the guerrillas, the Sao Paulo Forum or the Puebla Group enter the Casa de Nariño, the Colombian presidential residence. …Read more >>
Source: hispanidad.com

The leader of the Historical Pact comes to lead an outraged citizenry that demands prompt responses. He will have to do it hand in hand with some institutions that he denigrated in the campaign and a fierce opposition that will review his robust social agenda with a magnifying glass. …Read more >>
Source: semana.com

Cuba

 

Relatives of the opposition José Daniel Ferrer, leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) continue to know nothing about his situation…José Daniel Ferrer was arrested in Santiago de Cuba on July 11, when he tried to join the popular protests in against the communist regime that shook the island that day.…Read more >>
Source: radiotelevisionmarti.com

Ecuador

 

The violence in the mobilizations promoted by the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie), against the Government of President Guillermo Lasso, has spread to several cities in Ecuador, and has left four dead, 18 missing policemen – who have already been located—, the seizure of oil wells and the burning of a bank in the Amazonian city of Puyo. For its part, the Attorney General’s Office also denounced an attack by protesters at its headquarters in Quito. This Wednesday, the capital was still under siege, without public transport, the intermittent blockade of the roads, the forced closure of shops, but there were no attacks on institutions, nor the confrontation with the forces of order, the day before.…Read more >>
Source: abc.es

The protests of indigenous people in Ecuador against the government, which have already been blocking roads for nine days, put the country’s democracy at “serious risk,” Defense Minister Luis Lara said on Tuesday, who also spoke on behalf of the Armed Forces. Armed.…Read more >>
Source: infobae.com

Jorge Glas will remain in prison 4 in Quito after a judge denied his habeas corpus request this Monday, June 20, 2022…Glas was seeking to serve his two final sentences for bribery and illicit association in freedom. However, the resolution of Judge Soledad Manosalvas prevents him from achieving his goals…On April 9, the former official of Rafael Correa’s government was released after a judge from Manglaralto accepted the habeas corpus appeal presented by his defense.…Read more >>
Source: teleamazonas.com

Interamerican Institute for Democracy

 

The success of the 9th Summit of the Americas was to make it clear that organized crime’s dictatorships are outside of the InterAmerican system in which “peoples of the Americas have the right to democracy and their governments have the obligation to promote and defend it”. The regimes from Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Bolivia, along with the governments of Mexico and Argentina have confessed their integration into the 21st Century Socialism -or Castrochavism’s- dictatorial group and have ratified their permanent conspiracy against democracy. The Summit has shown the Americas can no longer continue to be exposed to the attacks and expansion of dictatorships, but initiatives to recover democracy are sorely needed.…Read more >>
Source: intdemocratic.org

In his book by him, Pablo Escobar, what my father never told me, Juan Pablo Escobar transcribed an interview he did with Quijada (the boss’s treasurer in the United States). Part of it reads as follows:..Therefore, it should not surprise us that Fidel Castro has set his sights on this enormous source of dollars. In fact, history shows that it was Pablo Escobar and Roberto Suarez Gómez who introduced the Cuban dictator to the parrot business.…Read more >>
Source: intdemocratic.org

Mexico

 

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has validated the information given in the trial of an operator of the Sinaloa Cartel in an Indiana court: that one of the sons of Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán ordered the kidnapping and murder of three men in Mexico in 2016 for the seizure of 2.4 million dollars in this country.…Read more >>
Source: univision.com

The Airbus A340-642 with registration YV-3533 is not a common aircraft. At least until March of this year it belonged to the Iranian company Mahan Air, the same company that the United States Department of the Treasury had issued a bulletin since 2011 for “providing financial, material and technological support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force.” But since March 15 he has been traveling with the Venezuelan brand Conviasa.…Read more >>
Source: ejecentral.com.mx

Nicaragua

 

The Nicaraguan journalist who works in the United States for the Univisión news network, Tifani Roberts, denounced that the regime of Daniel Ortega prohibited her from entering the country.…Read more >>
Source: radiotelevisionmarti.com

For retired Nicaraguan Army Major Roberto Samcam, the label of “humanitarian assistance” is a disguise used by Daniel Ortega to authorize the entry of Russian troops, ships and aircraft into Nicaragua, at a time of global tension. for Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine.…Read more >>
Source: infobae.com