Spain, the Unreliable

Spain has been providing anemic lifelines to failed, left-wing dictatorial governments in Latin America for decades including Communist Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and many others. They rarely, if ever, cooperate with the United States to advance the cause of liberty in the Americas. Now Spain is allegedly selling modern weapons to gross violators of human rights [...]

Brazil to Abolish Cuban Medical Slavery

Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro appears to have accomplished what no other leader in Latin America or the Caribbean has ever done in recent memory: forced Cuba to retreat. Bolsonaro said he would abolish Cuban medical slavery and offered political asylum to Cuban doctors in Brazil. Cuban health workers who opt to stay must pass a national [...]

Deconstruc​tion of the Western Hemisphere “Triangle of Terror”

National Security Advisor John Bolton's Troika of Tyranny speech in Miami this week (I prefer Triangle of Terror, as Bolton said at one point during his delivered remarks) builds upon President Trump's June 6, 2017, U.S.-Cuba policy reorientation or refocus of U.S. policy toward the Western Hemisphere. Ten days later on June 16, the new plan was [...]