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Members of the Bush administration held meetings with opposition leaders for months before the coup attempt. Shortly after Guaidó's announcement, along with allies and several other nations, the United States recognized Guaidó as the legitimate president of Venezuela. South American is one of the poorest regions in the world; nonetheless, not many conflicts have arisen between them, and when they have, they’ve been sparse and sporadic. Butler had fought in the so-called Banana Wars of the early 20th century, when the American military sent their troops south into Central America to keep their business interests there intact. 1, p. 95, sfn error: no target: CITEREFMujaju1987 (. 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South America is found in the western hemisphere. [23], In May 1961, the ruler of the Dominican Republic, Rafael Trujillo was murdered with weapons supplied by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). [15][16], After the democratic election of President Salvador Allende in 1970, an economic war ordered by President Richard Nixon,[17] among other things, caused the 1973 Chilean coup d'état with the involvement of the CIA[18] due to Allende's democratic socialist leanings. The reactions included the arrest of Antonio Ledezma in February 2015, forcing American tourists to go through travel requirements and holding military marches and public exercises "for the first time in Venezuela's democratic history". Zenko (2010, p. 139) judges Operation Infinite Reach to be both a political and military failure. [38] But in after 1992 US general election Bill Clinton came to power. The war reignited on December 13, 1974 with offensive operations by North Vietnam, leading to victory over South Vietnam in under two months. The history of Latin America during World War II is important because of the significant economic, political, and military changes that occurred throughout much of the region as a result of the war. 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[1], In Argentina, military forces overthrew the democratically elected President Isabel Perón in the 1976 Argentine coup d'état, starting the military dictatorship of General Jorge Rafael Videla, known as the National Reorganization Process, resulting in around 30,000 forced disappearances. This dominant-party authoritarian system was temporarily broken in the 2008 Paraguayan general election, when practically the entire opposition united in the Patriotic Alliance for Change and managed to elect former Bishop Fernando Lugo of the Christian Democratic Party as President of Paraguay. The South does not precisely coincide with the geographic south of the United States but is commonly defined as including the states that fought for the Confederate States of America in the American Civil War. It is likely that the statistics on the Texan army size in both 1835 and 1836 underestimate the number of, Serial 89, 18th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Document No. After the Sandinista Revolution that overthrew pro-American dictator[39] Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Nicaragua fought the Contra guerrillas supported by the United States. Conservative Colorado Party in Paraguay ruled the country for 65 consecutive years, including the American-supported[48][49][50][51] brutal dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner that lasted 35 years, from 1954 to 1989. [23], Years later Christian socialist medic Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia of the National Republican Party would reach power through democratic means, promoting a general social reform and allied to the Costa Rican Communist Party. But later the US supported a coup by the "traditionalist faction" of Colorado against Stroesser. Under then-President John F. Kennedy, the US sought to "prevent Brazil from becoming another China or Cuba", a policy which was carried forward under Lyndon B. Johnson and which led to US military support for the coup in April 1964. [2][4] According to Spanish judge Baltazar Garzón, Kissinger was a witness to these crimes. [57][58], After 150 years of traditional democratic governments in Uruguay, a civic-military dictatorship of Uruguay backed by the United States[59][60][61] started after the military-led 1973 Uruguayan coup d'état that suppressed the Constitution of Uruguay of 1967, empowering President Juan María Bordaberry as dictator. In 1810, most of South America was still part of Spain's vast New World empire. Maduro's presidency has coincided with a decline in Venezuela's socioeconomic status, with crime, inflation, poverty and hunger increasing. [6][7] Torres had displeased Washington by convening an "Asamblea del Pueblo" (People's Assembly or Popular Assembly), in which representatives of specific proletarian sectors of society were represented (miners, unionized teachers, students, peasants), and more generally by leading the country in what was perceived as a left wing direction. The legacy of the US-funded war on drugs in Latin America is profound even as its impact has been temporary and geographically limited. It was most prevalent during the Cold War in line with the Truman Doctrine of containment, although some instances occurred during the early-20th-century "Banana Republic" era of Latin American history to promote American business interests in the region. 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