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Latin American Coups + Video Update

1. The President of Peru, Pedro Castillo, has been arrested and is being held in the police station located on Avenida España in the city of Lima. This is following a vote by the majority right-wing congress to oust him in a legislative coup. Vice President Dina Boluarte is sworn in as President of Peru.

2. Argentina’s corrupt, heavily politicized judicial system absurdly sentenced left-wing former President and current VP Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to 6 years in prison on ridiculous “corruption” charges

Operation Condor is not a conspiracy theory.

http://www.cels.org.ar/especiales/plancondor/en/#una-asociacion-ilicita-para-reprimir-opositores

Operation Condor is (was … and is now re-implemented by the looks of things) a criminal conspiracy to forcibly disappear people across international borders.  Operation Condor coordinated repression among the countries of the Southern Cone.  There were court hearings in Rome and in Buenos Aires.  Eventually one of these ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy and the Operation’s scope was proven in its full magnitude.

Only the methods by which to disappear people have changed. Now we create new leaders out of thin air and remove others via lawfare.  Why now you may ask.  Simple, they could not get to Lula so they chose an area destabilization.

Let’s first take a look at the comments from other Latin American leaders. Leaders that resist a coup every day. Thanks to Ben Norton and Ollie Vargas for pulling this together so quickly.

Bolivia’s leftist President Arce: “From the beginning the Peruvian right wing tried to overthrow a government that was democratically elected by the people, by the humble classes that sought more inclusion and social justice” “We send all our solidarity”, and The constant harassment of anti-democratic elites against progressive, popular and legitimately constituted governments must be condemned by all. We advocate that democracy, peace and respect for Human Rights prevail for the benefit of the Peruvian people.

Bolivia’s ex President Evo stresses: “The political crisis” in Peru “was provoked by the endless conspiring of the Fujimori-supporting right and right-wing media outlets against an elected government whose ‘unpardonable crime’ was representing the poorest”

Mexico’s President AMLO says of Peru: It is “unfortunate that because of the interests of economic and political elites, since the beginning of the legitimate presidency of Pedro Castillo, there was an environment of confrontation & hostility against him”

Honduras’ ex President Manuel Zelaya (who was himself overthrown in a US-backed right-wing military coup in 2009) says: “We energetically condemn the coup d’etat in Peru violating the sovereign will of the people, represented by President Pedro Castillo”

Lucho Arce, Bolivia:  The constant harassment of anti-democratic elites against progressive, popular and legitimately constituted governments must be condemned by all. We advocate that democracy, peace and respect for Human Rights prevail for the benefit of the Peruvian people.

Dilma Rousseff, previous leader of Brazil on Cristina Kirchner: The sentence, ultimately, is unfair and falls on Cristina Kirchner, who is one of the most important leaders in Latin America. Undoubtedly, it is a demand from the extreme right in Argentina, just as the condemnation of President Lula had a similar meaning in Brazil. She expressed solidarity with Kitchner as well as with all progressive leaders, militants and activists persecuted and unjustly condemned in recent history on our continent.

Lula:  “My solidarity with Argentina’s VP Cristina Kirchner. I saw your statement that you are a victim of lawfare. Here in Brazil we know how much this practice can damage democracy. I support an impartial, independent justice system for all and for the people of Argentina.”

It is fair to say that each of these people understands what has happened, understands how it happened, and knows with certainty that they are but a hair’s width away from similar action.

This is then the state of the fight in Latin America.

Peru is in chaos as the people actually voted for Pedro Castillo. As I said in my writing on Building Conflict , chaos is an acceptable outcome for the hegemon. If they cannot rule, chaos works for them.

I posted some of the outlandish press on Brazil in the commentary. Take a look at the outcome of that press. It appears in Latin America, that we are now fighting the US Right and the crazy QAnon as well.

This is then the state of the fight in Latin America.

Every good leader is threatened with a coup on a daily basis and we fight the American right, convinced of their own manifest destiny, unable to do anything in their own country, and now they join the hegemon to destabilize Latin America. They have failed the political fight in their own countries, and now they want to carry it to the Latin American countries to continue the tenets of the Monroe Doctrine and to keep pillaging the Latin Americas.

This is then the state of the fight in Latin America.

The Peruvian right-wing majority congress, who have just ousted Pedro Castillo, have an 85% disapproval rating. One of the worst in the region.

Bolivia’s former President Evo warns of a “new assault by imperialism” against the Latin American left: “The right-wing enemies of the people don’t accept anti-imperialist governments”. “We must remain united and never surrender”.

UPDATE: A very complete video update by Ben Norton and interviewer Lee Camp. This again will confirm how very important the return of Lula de Silva is for the region.

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QC?
QC?
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

‘They’ are certified dumbfkedwannab!!!! So? where is NEXT? Antarctica? … since vvp is not going to allow ‘them’ to go even near N.Pole! … or maybe trouble within the nazis WH?! Any gamblers knows when the hand is tough, or certified losing, at least pretend to chill out abit… but… Read more »

Last edited 1 month ago by QC?
AHH
AHH
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

Re: “They have been harassed, couped, raped and plundered probably more than African countries” It appears a global rollout, nothing personal against Lat Am. The crazies are forcing a false choice: let us maintain control or face collapse. The missile-drone strike attempts against Engels and the other strategic Russian airbase,… Read more »

Ersim
Ersim
1 month ago

Instead of Mexico, I changed it to Latin America. It’s a quote that was allegedly said by Porfirio Diaz, President of Mexico. “Pobre Latino América, tan lejos de Dios y tan cerca de Estados Unidos”( Poor Latin America, so far from God and so close to the United States)

Steve from Oz
Steve from Oz
1 month ago

amarynth said “If they cannot rule, chaos works for them.”

Exactly.

The thing they fear most is the threat of a good example. Hence the interventions in the ME as well.

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  Steve from Oz

Yeah Steve… chaos is what they have always made trillions out of. This is catching up with them now on so many fronts they will end up in a head spin… the tailspin will soon follow and the crash and burn… almost time to break out the beers and chips… Read more »

Steve from Oz
Steve from Oz
1 month ago

Yes Col, the only good thing about the current chaos, which is possibly unprecedented in scope, is that they have so many balls in the air that a headspin is almost inevitable.

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

Things are getting really messy in Latin America now for the imperial hegemon Amarynth. Add in the fact that the leaders of Brazil, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, are all calling for Assange’s release and we see a crystal clear pattern arising. I just hope this emboldens all the remainder now… Read more »

Last edited 1 month ago by Col..the Farmer from NZ
QC?
QC?
1 month ago

For anyone that is concern on LatAm current issues…

Ben Norton & Lee Camp: Coup in Peru & Latin America Fights Dollar Hegemony
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kf1b95SGUp0

be well be safe

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  QC?

Absolutely awesome QC, thank you… you made my weekend!!!… every NZ needs to hear this in the hope that it displaces the crap they currently have lodged between their ears on the subject of Lula, Latin America, and of course Assange. Just Lula’s pledge to Assange alone should be ample… Read more »