Argentine president is an ‘old hag’ according to the president of Uruguay

ARGENTINA made a formal complaint to neighbours Uruguay after the country’s president Jose Mujica was heard branding the Argentine President an “old hag”.   By: Mark Reynolds Published: Fri, April 5, 2013   Famously candid Mr Mujica was unaware his microphone was switched on when he made the remark about the Argentine leader Cristina Kirchner, […]

A southern boom. Latin America ignites.

In the annals of geopolitical insults, few have been more sweeping than Richard Nixon’s admonition to a young Donald Rumsfeld as he pondered his future career. “Latin America doesn’t matter,” he offered. “People don’t give a damn about Latin America”. He said it in 1971. Would anyone in Washington dare say it again? If the […]