Video - Inside USA - Al Jazeera English - Posted 04/08/08
This week Inside USA heads south for a Latin American take on
the influence of the US in the region.
We travel to Venzuela, Colombia and Argentina to look at the
power dynamics, which have changed dramatically over the last
Today, in most Latin American countries - pledging allegiance to
Washington DC and its institutions would be political suicide.
As the US influence in the region wanes, America's last major
ally is the right wing government of Colombia, where the Bush
administration has been trying to nail down a free trade deal.
In the US, it is a controversial deal, with both Hillary Clinton
and Barak Obama opposing it.
We report on how that proposed free trade deal is seen inside
Inside USA also travels to the slums of Caracas in Venezuela
where we find armed militias preparing for what they call an
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