Dr Francisco Dominguez is a senior lecturer at Middlesex University, where he is head of the Centre for Brazilian and Latin American Studies, and secretary of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign. Dominguez came to Britain in 1979 as a Chilean political refuge. Ever since he has been active on Latin American issues, about which he has written and published extensively.
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Short campaign video which looks at the growing network of US military bases in Latin America and the threat they pose to some of the democratically elected governments in the region.
Commissioned by the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign. Special thanks to Francisco Dominguez, William Kherbek and Thompson’s Solicitors.
Published online on the 28th of February 2012.
Venezuela is no tyranny
Dictatorship has returned to Latin America in Honduras, not in the genuine, if imperfect, democracy of Venezuela
On the US Militarisation of Latin America
Venezuela Solidarity Campaign Report: No to the U.S. militarisation of Latin America: Venezuela under threat (English)
The US Role in the 2003 Venezuela Oil Lock-Out:
Report: NED, USAID, CIA: La Agresión Permanente pp.157-193 (Spanish)
The US Role in the 2008 Bolivia Coup attempt:
Article: Bolivia: WikiLeaks Expose US Conspiracy (English)
The US Role in the 2009 Honduras Coup:
Article: Obama’s Continuance of Bush Policies in Latin America is a Serious Mistake (English)
Article: Top Ten Ways You Can Tell Which Side The United States Government is On With Regard to the Military Coup in Honduras (English)
Article: Honduras: America’s great foreign policy disgrace (English)
Report: NED, USAID, CIA: La Agresión Permanente pp. 119-156. (Spanish)
US Links to the 2010 Ecuador Crisis:
Article: CIA Veteran Behind the Ecuador Coup (Spanish)
Report: Redes de Financiamiento y Apoyo Politico Extranjero a los Think Tank Neoliberales en Ecuador pp. 19-24 (Spanish)
Report: Ecuador: intento de golpe o motin policial? (Spanish)