Huge military allies Fighting drug cartels mexico Canadian military have fought

Huge military allies fighting drug cartels mexico

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Huge military allies Fighting drug cartels – mexico Canadian military have fought in every war with us since 1812 Biggest trade partners of us Whole immigration issue is widely inflated in the united states Nafta successful Trump hates nafta Administration has dropped out of paris climate course, got rid of pacific trade law, debt in nafta, daca, wants to have travel bans on muslim countries, TRUMP BUMP: closed society , does not embrace global economy, does not embrace global institutions that’s been around since wwii Borders are largely unguarded – bc we are all friends LATIN AMERICA Further Left is a major theme in latin America Really great wealthy disparity Democracies – majorities elect leaders: if majority are poor, will vote for liberal folks Nationalize business – take over concrete, oil Money from businesses go to state that will be used for free welfare Only nondemocracy is cuba How far they’re willing to go differentiates between latin American countries Extreme left : CCUBA Fidel and raul castro, ruling since 1959 cuban revolution Got rid of right regime Government currently morphing to not be communist Obama warming ties with raul
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Opening doors quickly – rapid transition soon LESS LEFT: VENEZUALA More important than cubaa in learning about latin America economy Nicholas mendura -current Hugo Chavez – 1999 – 2013: pushed venezuala to the left Called him a socialist Caused other latin American societies to move to the left Firebrand – firey speaker Bolivarian revolution – simon bolivar (helped latin American gain independence from spain an Portugal – said a lot about economic equality) Beloved by poor ; voted by large margins Hated the US – nationalized a lot of industries : iron ore industries A lot of oil companies that venezuala took over were us companies (nexen) Called us “devil of the north” – hate-hate relationship One of the biggest oil ergime – gave oil away to other latin America countries Nicolas Maduro Bar set to high ; he may lead but Chavez reputation is too high Not charismatic enough Socialist experiment hasn’t been great since Maduro Oil has gone down ; corruption high Referendum to call maduro’s removal from office Maduro will send military over – led to constitution resolve to basically get rid of congress and now controls all branch of government Now a dictatorship – neighbors are not happy with position CENTER LEFT: Bolivia – not a big political player Evo Morales – 2006 to present First indigenous president of Bolivia – possibly first indigineous in latin America Uses government to redistribute wealth Best friends with hugo Chavez – not great relationship with united states
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A LITTLE CENTER – CHILE Michelle Bachelet 2014 – present About as left as Bernie sanders In 2 nd term – 4 years, (mexico is 6) Social movement – free or greatly reduced education Number one trading partner with united states Possibly fully developed country within 10 years MORE CENTER LEFT – brazil Biggest economy, biggest size, biggest population in latin America WAS dlma rousseff 2011- 2016 A little further left than Obama There is a left movement going on due to massive wealth disparity
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