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Having removed the reformist President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Washington is now disposing of the reformist President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff.

Washington used a federal judge to order Argentina to sacrifice its debt restructuring program in order to pay US vulture funds the full value of defaulted Argentine bonds that the vulture funds had bought for a few pennies on the dollar. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/27/us-vulture-funds-argentina-bankruptcy These vultures were called “creditors” who had made “loans” regardless of the fact that they were not creditors and had made no loans. They were opportunists after easy money and were used by Washington to get rid of a reformist government.

President Kirchner resisted and, thus, she had to go. Washington concocted a story that Kirchner covered up an alleged Iranian bombing in Buenos Aires in 1994. This implausible fantasy, for which there is no evidence of Iranian involvement, was fed to one of Washington’s agents in the state prosecutor’s office, and a dubious event of 22 years ago was used to clear Kirchner out of the way of the American looting of Argentina.

In Brazil, Washington has used corruption insinuations to get President Rousseff impeached by the lower house. Evidence is not necessary, just allegations. It is no different from “Iranian nukes,” Saddam Hussein’s “weapons of mass destruction,” Assad’s “use of chemical weapons,” or in Rousseff’s case merely insinuations. The Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, notes that Rousseff “hasn’t been accused of anything.” The American-backed elites are simply using impeachment to remove a president who they cannot defeat electorally.

In short, this is Washington’s move against the BRICS. Washington is moving to put into political power a rightwing party that Washington controls in order to terminate Brazil’s growing relationships with China and Russia.

The great irony is that the impeachment bill was presided over by the corrupt lower house speaker, Eduardo Cunha, who was recently discovered to have stashed millions of dollars in secret Swiss bank accounts (perhaps his pay-off from Washington) and who lied under oath when he denied having foreign bank accounts. You can read the sordid story here:
http://www.globalresearch.ca/us-complicity-after-vote-to-remove-brazils-president-key-opposition-figure-holds-meetings-in-washington/5521059

Kirchner and Rousseff’s “crimes” are their efforts to have the governments of Argentina and Brazil represent the Argentine and Brazilian peoples rather than the elites and Wall Street. In Washington these are serious offenses as Washington uses the elites to control South American countries. Whenever Latin Americans elect a government that represents them, Washington overthrows the government or assassinates the president.

ORDER IT NOW

Washington is close to returning Venezuela to the control of the Spanish elite allied with Washington.http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2016/04/new-coup-plot-hatched-in-venezuela.html The presidents of Ecuador and Bolivia are also targeted. One reason Washington will not permit its British lapdog to honor the asylum Ecuador granted to Julian Assange is that Washington expects to have its own agent back in as President of Ecuador, at which time Assange’s asylum will be repealed.

Washington has always blocked reform in Latin America. Latin American peoples will remain American serfs until they elect governments by such large majorities that the governments can exile the traitorous elites, close the US embassies, and expel all US corporations. Every Latin American country that has an American presence has no future other than serfdom.

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Foreign Policy • Tags: Brazil, BRICs 
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  1. I’ve always been sympathetic to the South American reformers, but if they weren’t for the most part economically illiterate perhaps they’d be able to beat America’s schemes to control them. Chavez/Maduro’s spending orgies and Kirchner’s economic controls destroyed the economies of those countries, no American intervention required.

  2. Ivan K. says: • Website

    Kirchner and Rousseff’s “crimes” are their efforts to have the governments of Argentina and Brazil represent the Argentine and Brazilian peoples rather than the elites and Wall Street.

    What are the best things they have done with that goal in mind? I follow alternative media and I’ve never heard of anything especially good about their work.

    Washington is moving to put into political power a rightwing party that Washington controls in order to terminate Brazil’s growing relationships with China and Russia.

    This sounds like good news.
    1) Overtly oppressive regimes regularly turn out better than covertly oppressive ones.
    In the former case the people see the government as the enemy. In consequence they think more clearly and become more resilient. See Eastern Europe and the difference between the clear opposition to communism with the negligent opposition to neoliberalism. In Brazil, the Left is ideologically by far dominant over the Right, so Brazilians would see their government as an enemy. That should help them evolve as a nation.
    Firm rightwing governments are better than compromised leftist ones. Pinochet and Franco left better legacies than Eastern European communist leaders.
    2) For Brazil to fall out from BRICS should be good. The damages from losing a militarily weak and underdeveloped ally separated by oceans can conceivably be compensated. Far more important is the need for Russia and China to wake up to the evil of the West, the perils of their balancing where balance is absurd, and the event of losing the B in BRICS would help that.

  3. Ivy says:

    The 2016 Summer Olympics may be a showcase for anti-Brazilian sentiments, as if there were more risks and troubles needed beyond local performance.

  4. This is nonsense, South American governments are more than capable of collapsing in infighting and corruption allegations without any help from the outside. Not everything is the result of the nefarious machinations of the USA.

  5. Monroe doctrine and all that shizzle!

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