There’s a pattern that ranges from Guatemala in 1954, Chile in ’73, Panama in ’89, Venezuela in ’02—clear to the present moment.
You can play along at home—especially if your home is in Nicaragua or Venezuela.
In a candid and lengthy discussion in Managua, Ortega claims his Sandinista government defeated a U.S.-backed coup.
Last weekend’s presidential election is testing the strength of a fresh democracy.
According to The Intercept, supporters of the coup movement include Donald Trump political supporter Fadli Zon and business partner Hary Tanoesoedibjo (commonly known as Hary Tanoe).
As an opponent noted: "Threats, oppression, imprisonment, censorship, defamation—and yet [nearly] half of the people of Turkey" voted against expanding the president's authority.
Turkey's president rips Germany and the Netherlands for blocking rallies among Turkish expats. Those rallies would support a referendum that could vastly increase Erdogan’s authority.
The Brazilian Senate voted 60-21 on Wednesday to impeach Dilma Rousseff. Remarkably, most of those who voted to oust her are themselves under investigation for corruption.
"Brazil has only emerged from dictatorship some 30 years ago and these events could set back the country's progress towards social and economic inclusion by decades." (Pictured, Klein and Stone.)"Brazil has only emerged from dictatorship some 30 years ago and these events could set back the country's progress towards social and economic inclusion by decades." (Pictured, Klein and Stone.)