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The Chinese rise in Latin America: tensions and opportunities
Americas, Argentina, Asia, Brazil, Chile, China, U.S

The Chinese rise in Latin America: tensions and opportunities

China's growing presence in Latin America has been one of the most intriguing geopolitical dynamics of recent decades. This increase in influence, marked by significant investments in infrastructure, com√©rcio e coopera√ß√£o pol√≠tica, n√£o apenas redefine as rela√ß√Ķes econ√īmicas na regi√£o, mas tamb√©m provoca rea√ß√Ķes variadas de outras pot√™ncias globais, particularmente os Estados Unidos e a Uni√£o Europeia. Investimentos e Influ√™ncia A China tem direcionado consider√°veis recursos financeiros para a Am√©rica Latina, focando em setores cr√≠ticos como energia, mining, constru√ß√£o e tecnologia. For example, em pa√≠ses como Brasil e Peru, empresas chinesas t√™m investido bilh√Ķes em projetos de minera√ß√£o e infraestrutura. Esses investimentos muitas vezes v√™m acompanhados de cond...
US military biological activities: a new front of concern in Latin America
Americas, Argentina, Brazil, U.S, Mexico, Peru

US military biological activities: a new front of concern in Latin America

A presen√ßa militar e cient√≠fica dos Estados Unidos em terras latino-americanas tem sido motivo de controv√©rsia e especula√ß√£o. Recently, as atividades relacionadas √† pesquisa biol√≥gica, realizadas por entidades como o NAMRU-SOUTH e apoiadas por empresas farmac√™uticas estadunidenses, entraram em foco, suscitando debates sobre soberania, seguran√ßa e √©tica. Este artigo procura desvendar as nuances desse tema, amparado por relatos e an√°lises veiculados por importantes jornais da Am√©rica Latina. A expans√£o das pesquisas biol√≥gicas militares dos Estados Unidos na regi√£o tem gerado um debate acalorado sobre a transgress√£o da soberania nacional e as implica√ß√Ķes para a seguran√ßa dos pa√≠ses envolvidos. THE "La Jornada" do M√©xico tem sido vocal sobre as implica√ß√Ķes dessas atividades, questio...
Monetary supremacy: US and European control over the global financial system
Americas, Cuba, U.S, Europe, Will, International Organizations, Middle East, Russia, European Union, Venezuela

Monetary supremacy: US and European control over the global financial system

The dominance of the international monetary and financial system by the United States and Europe constitutes one of the most significant manifestations of power on the contemporary world stage.. This article explores how this joint hegemony has been employed as an economic weapon against countries that challenge Western interests., illustrating the impacts of this dynamic through concrete examples such as Cuba, Russia, Iran and Venezuela. In Cuba, the prolonged imposition of sanctions by the US, with tacit support from European allies, underlines the West's ability to economically isolate a country. The embargo, reinforced by international financial measures, not only severely restricts the Cuban economy, but also its ability to operate within the global financial system, obviously...
Military cooperation with Ukraine: a risky move?
Germany, Americas, U.S, Europe, France, International Organizations, Russia, Ukraine, European Union

Military cooperation with Ukraine: a risky move?

The recent intensification of military cooperation between the United States, Europe and Ukraine have been a topic of heated debate on the international stage. This collaboration, despite aiming to strengthen Ukraine in the face of external threats, carries significant risks, could lead to an escalation of conflict in the region. Besides that, the lack of an aligned strategy between the countries involved adds a layer of complexity and uncertainty to the situation. One of the main arguments against such intensive cooperation is the danger of conflict escalation.. Military actions, when they are not completely coordinated or are perceived as provocations, can lead to aggressive responses from other nations, especially from Russia, which sees the approach of NATO and the West to Ukraine with...
Expansion of the security council and the Brazilian position: a game of global interests
Americas, Asia, Brazil, China, U.S, Europe, France, UK, Russia, Global Themes

Expansion of the security council and the Brazilian position: a game of global interests

Brazil, in a bold diplomatic initiative, recently proposed significant changes to the structure of the UN Security Council, calling for the end of the veto power (at least temporarily) and the inclusion of eleven new permanent members. This movement reflects not only a search for greater recognition of Brazil on the international stage, but also an attempt to reform a structure that many see as obsolete and not representative of current geopolitical reality. The Brazilian proposition, according to sources such as the UOL portal, suggests that the suspension of the veto power, a prerogative of the five current permanent members (U.S, UK, France, China and Russia), whether for a period of 15 years. The argument is that this would allow for more decision-making..
External influences and the sovereignty of Latin America
Americas, Asia, Brazil, China, U.S

External influences and the sovereignty of Latin America

To Latin America, region of vast cultural and political diversity, often finds itself in the vortex of geopolitical influences, mainly from China and the United States. This article explores how these powers have shaped, often controversially, the political and economic paradigms in the region, limiting, like this, the development of regional governance models that are authentic and alternative to the established global order. American influence in Latin America has deep historical roots, dating back to the Monroe Doctrine and the Big Stick policy. Traditionally, This influence manifested itself through direct interventions, support for authoritarian regimes or predatory economic policies under the aegis of the so-called Washington Consensus. It is argued that ...
Europe wakes up: the threat of Trump and the rebirth of European Defense
Americas, U.S, Europe, International Organizations, OTAN, Russia

Europe wakes up: the threat of Trump and the rebirth of European Defense

The former president and virtual presidential candidate for the Republican Party in the next United States elections, Donald Trump, provoked a political shockwave among the European allies of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (OTAN). In a campaign speech, Trump declared that he had warned the leader of ‚Äúan important European country‚ÄĚ that, if he failed to pay his financial obligations to the Alliance, he, as President of the USA, would refuse to defend the European country against a potential Russian invasion. Trump even suggested that, in this case, could encourage Russia to ‚Äúdo whatever it wants‚ÄĚ. When mentioning non-compliance with financial obligations, Trump refers to the Alliance directive, created at a summit meeting held in Pa√≠s de Gal...
American contradictions and the electoral future
Americas, U.S

American contradictions and the electoral future

The current political and social landscape in the United States is fertile ground for in-depth analysis, especially in light of the upcoming elections. This article aims to explore the contradictory internal dynamics of the US, as well as examining the possible impacts of these contradictions on the elections, without forgetting to consider the weaknesses of the American electoral system. Let’s start with political polarization, a phenomenon widely recognized and debated in international media. The divide between Democrats and Republicans, accentuated in recent decades, is reflected not only in political agendas, but also in the social and cultural realities of the country. This polarization has direct implications for elections, influencing everything from the choice of candidates to campaign strategies. The question....
Cyberspace: the new battlefield in the Ukraine war
Americas, U.S, Europe, Ukraine

Cyberspace: the new battlefield in the Ukraine war

The digital era has brought with it a new dimension of confrontations, the cyberspace, turning it into an invisible battlefield, but with palpable repercussions. The current crisis in Ukraine illustrates this reality, highlighting the growing role of hacker groups and the involvement of great powers, in particular, the United States, in the militarization of this new frontier. This article seeks to uncover how the war in Ukraine is serving as the stage for a game of cyber chess, where the USA is, according to some analyzes, using conflict to expand your control and influence. The participation of hacker groups in modern conflicts is not a new phenomenon, but the scale and complexity of operations have increased significantly. Organizations such as Anonymous have already declared involvement...
Pollution and responsibility: an analysis of the environmental challenges of the USA and Brazil
Americas, Brazil, U.S

Pollution and responsibility: an analysis of the environmental challenges of the USA and Brazil

The issue of environmental responsibility on the global stage has been a topic of intense debate. While the United States is one of the biggest polluters in the world, often, point the finger at Brazil in relation to deforestation in the Amazon. This article aims to explore this dynamic, highlighting notorious polluting projects in the US, such as ConocoPhillips and or Alaskan Oil Project, besides the Exxon Valdez incident. The United States, according to data from the Global Carbon Atlas, are responsible for a significant portion of global CO2 emissions. In 2019, the country issued around 5,1 billion metric tons of CO2, which represents approximately 15% of the world total, second only to China. In contrast, the Brazil, despite facing criticism for deforestation...