Leftist Humala Wins in Peru – Another Domino Falls

By: Trevor Loudon New Zeal Leftist former military man, Ollanta Humala, has won a narrow victory in Peru’s election. Hugo Chavez and Comrade Ollanta Humala Humala, a close ally of Venezuela’s communist leader Hugo Chavez, was immediately congratulated by several of Latin America’s other Marxist led governments, including, Bolivia, Brazil, Nicaragua and Venezuela. From China’s Xinhua.net: Leftist … [Read more...]

Peru About to Fall to Socialism? Brazil Pushes Hard

New Zeal Because Brazil isn’t as openly hostile to US interests as Cuba and Venezuela, many US policy makers see the country as a neutral or even a positive influence in Latin America. President Barack Obama in particular has been very friendly towards the Brazilians. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff Meet President Barack Obama, September 2009 Unfortunately, this approach is completely … [Read more...]