The recent right-wing triumphs in Argentina and Venezuela are being touted as a pivotal moment in South American politics, with the longstanding balance of power shifting away from the left and toward the right.

In the 1970s, when a socialist fever was spreading across South America, especially after Salvador Allende’s triumph in Chile, the United States was concentrating on devious paths to destabilize the change that had been achieved through democratic elections. The neoliberal experiment that commenced in Chile on Sept. 11, 1973 later expanded in the region via Plan Condór, through which the U.S. sought to prop up dictatorships in the Southern Cone.
Source: Right-Wing Victories In Argentina, Venezuela Could Accelerate US Dominance In The Region


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