After Bolivia, Mexico is next in line in Washington’s destabilisation list

Summary

Washington’s strategists, inspired by the coup they orchestrated in Bolivia, tried several times to destabilise the government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Donald Trump threatened to designate drug cartels as international terrorist organisations, trying to explore the possibility of creating a justification for military operations inside Mexico and in any Latin American country, in order to keep them as its backyard in the future.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. No evidence is provided to support the claim. This is part of a recurrent Russian disinformation narrative about constant US plots to undermine Latin American governments. You can see many examples in our database, such as an alleged CIA-led Twitter campaign and a hybrid war in Bolivia, the engineering of blackouts all over Latin America, the promotion of secessionism in Mexico or Venezuela, the training of Venezuelan exiles in Guyana for military operations inside the country, preparations for a military intervention in that country after forcing Brazil to join NATO or the existence of an alleged 'Operation Condor for the XXIst century'.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 178
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14/12/2019
  • Language/target audience: Spanish, Castilian
  • Country: Bolivia, Mexico, United States
  • Keywords: Imperialism/colonialism, Coup
  • Outlet: Sputnik Mundo
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