Last week (June 8-10) there were two summits in Los Angeles, California: the Summit of the Americas hosted by the U.S. State Department and the Peoples Summit hosted by U.S. and international activist organizations. The two summits were held in the same city at the same time but could not be otherwise more different.
Mexico’s President AMLO condemns U.S. blockade of Cuba as ‘genocide’ and ‘tremendous violation of human rights’
Mexico’s left-wing President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) denounced the illegal U.S. blockade of Cuba as a “type of genocide” and “tremendous violation of human rights.”
U.S. govt’s Summit of the Americas fails: Boycott by presidents of Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, Guatemala
As the U.S. government’s Summit of the Americas opens in Los Angeles, California, the presidents of Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, and Guatemala have refused to attend, protesting the exclusion of Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.
U.S. President Joe Biden is to host the Summit of the Americas in June, where he hopes to deepen Washington’s hegemony over the Americas.