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Latin American countries propose to remove all US military bases

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April 2, 2015

The general secretary of UNASUR , Ernesto Samper, confirmed his initiative for the next Summit of the Americas -the next month in Panama removal of all US military bases in Latin American territory arises.

"A good place to the new agenda of relations (which will announce the US and Latin America) would be no US military bases in South America. This belongs to the era of the Cold War, "said the former Colombian president.

To Samper, Washington should at the table of inter-American debates take a stance that leaves behind its unilateral judgments, let alone make judgments about human rights when there agrees to ratify what other countries in the matter.

"It is absurd that a country that has not entered the inter-American human rights system formally the right to make judgments about these reserves," he said.

For the president of UNASUR, "in a globalized world like today one can not ask for global game rules for the economy and maintain unilateralism for politics. No country has the right to judge other's behavior or much less to impose sanctions or penalties on their own, "he said in statement that includes the EFE news agency, referring to the decisions taken by the Obama administration in relation to the Venezuelan Nicolas Maduro.

The outlook for the Summit of the Americas

The issue will be referred undoubtedly at the next Summit of the Americas in Panama between 10 and 11 April next, which have confirmed attendance 31 regional leaders, including the presidents of Venezuela, Cuba and the United States.

To many political observers it is a "historic" not only by the expected greeting between the presidents of the United States and Cuba, or what can happen between Obama and mature, but because US should attempt to destabilize a growing trend that puts a halt its interests in Latin America.

The alliance of the countries of ALBA (Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America) which has repudiated his recent remarks about Venezuela and maintains the line in totum. The need to dot the i's greatest to Mexico, whose government agrees but his people increasingly rejects US migration policy. The "citizen" of Ecuador. Revolution The growing strength of continental Brazil, with successive governments of left Washington capture greater acceptance among neighbors. To this, add the destabilizing efforts against Argentina president, and its rejection line vulture funds, backed by the US Justice, all forms must list rather than assets, where much play on what happens in the next years, analysts say.