Goings on in Latin America

Cuba and Venezuela continue to work together to counter the power and goals of the U.S. for the Latin American region. The idea of oil for doctors just doesn't seem to fit in with U.S. policy, as someone must be losing money. Right?
And in Mexico, was the move by Fox (the sacking of the attorney general) done because of fear of wider protests, and maybe more? Fox mentions the "interest of national unity" when talking about his decision.
Here's an article that sheds some light on the events in Ecuador that saw the president flee to Brazil. The Indigenous people are organized and play a major role in Ecuadorian politics. This is refreshing to see considering the long history of oppression and exploition the indigenous have suffered since the Europeans arrived 500 years ago.
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