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Henrique Capriles Radonski, the likely winner of the opposition primary on February 12, may have to contend with more than just President Chávez in his quest for the presidency.

In the last 5 years China’s military activities in Latin America and the Caribbean have grown at an unprecedented rate.

News yesterday that the U.S. Department of Defense is poised to undertake force reductions and base closings in response to challenging national economic circumstances contrasts sharply with trends elsewhere in the hemisphere to ramp up defense spending and military purchases.

What is the Chinese military doing in Latin America?

A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, released yesterday, documents violence and a climate of intimidation in Honduras in the aftermath of the 2009 military coup.



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