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Mexico: the next potential target for another CIA-designed right-wing coup in Latin America

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US empire interventions in Latin America for decades is a routine case. As the empire triggered and trapped into endless wars in the Middle East and elsewhere from the beginning of 21st century, Latin America found the opportunity to escape from empire's corporate-driven brutal guardianship in order to elect Left, center-Left governments that helped citizens by implementing social programs. It is the so-called Pink Tide.

China's global economic expansion and Russia's efforts to abandon isolationism in order to build alliances in an international level, have brought these major Western-bloc rivals inside the US backyard. The Sino-Russian approach of Latin America turned out to be far more efficient and successful because it was based on mutual-interest agreements, rather than dirty interventions through military/constitutional coups and right-wing US puppet regimes.

As the empire suddenly discovered the Sino-Russian threat inside its backyard it has started a new round of old-fashioned, CIA-type sloppy efforts to reverse the Pink Tide. We saw a brutal economic war and another failed coup against Venezuela. We saw a constitutional coup in Brazil and the emergence of a far-right puppet regime. We saw a continuous attempt for a color revolution in Nicaragua. We saw a military coup against the democratically elected Evo Morales in Bolivia. These cases have become so common that someone could easily miss one or two.

So, naturally, the next question that comes in mind is: which Latin America country is the next potential target of the US empire? Developments show that Mexico could be next.

Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton discuss President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), Mexico's first left-wing leader in five decades, with journalist Alina Duarte, who warns that right-wing forces may be trying to overthrow him in a coup, as Mexican foreign policy increasingly challenges the US and OAS.



Duarte highlights the rapid turn of Mexico's foreign policy under president Obrador towards an aggressive approach of the most progressive governments in the region. At the same time, Mexico tries to detach its foreign policy from the US interests.

The Cuban president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, visited Mexico, as well as the newly elected Leftist president of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez. The Mexican president also claimed openly that neoliberalism has failed.

We could safely assume that Mexico's latest action to give asylum to Evo Morales must have certainly alarmed Washington. Furthermore, Mexico provided asylum to former executives of the Correa administration. They were forced to leave after traitor Lenín Moreno decided to deliver Ecuador in the hands of the US empire.

With Lula da Silva out of jail, the newly-elected Leftist government in Argentina, as well as, the riots against neoliberalism in Chile and the inability of the far-right puppets to stabilize Bolivia, the Pink Tide could soon return to Latin America. All signs show that Mexico's ambition is to play a central role in this scenario. And therefore, the country may become the next target of the US empire.

Right after the coup in Bolivia the blog created a poll on Twitter, asking people which Latin America country they think it comes next. Mexico came second after Venezuela.

It seems that the only thing that could save Mexico for the moment is its size and proximity to the US. A far-right xenophobic government, like Trump's, would probably hesitate to risk a political unrest next to its borders, because it could boost the migrant flows that would seek to escape from a far-right, authoritarian regime.

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