Latin America reacts to Ukraine invasion
by Jon Farmer
Editor in Chief, LatinNews; Canning House Associate Fellow
In the latest edition of The Canning Brief, Jon Farmer, Editor in Chief at LatinNews, breaks down Latin America's varied responses to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Latin American countries have split into two main camps in their response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. On one extreme are Russia’s closest allies: Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. On the other extreme are Colombia, the closest ally of the US in Latin America, which issued a forceful condemnation of Russia’s military action and support for international sanctions, and democrats across the region, with slightly different grades of response. Somewhere between these two camps, but closer to Colombia’s position, are Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil, which each gave a more tepid and confused reaction initially, and El Salvador, which has kept a guarded silence...
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