Obama se vydává na jih

MEXICO CITY – Současná rychlá cesta amerického prezidenta Baracka Obamy po Latinské Americe bude mít pravděpodobně málo obsahu a mnoho rétorických kudrlinek a symbolismu, přičemž bude možná zahrnovat i pár oznámení týkajících se amerických zájmů v regionu. Důležitější je, že Obama uvidí také několik opravdu úspěšných příběhů a pozná, jak se celá Latinská Amerika změnila.

Hlavní změnou je skutečnost, že se Latinská Amerika štěpí na dvě části. Dokonce by mohlo jít o vůbec poslední cestu amerického prezidenta do „Latinské Ameriky“. Pozdější návštěvy už budou směřovat buďto do Jižní Ameriky, anebo do Mexika a Karibské pánve.

Úspěch Chile není ničím novým, ale stále je to inspirativní zpráva. Po více než dvou desetiletích demokratické vlády a hospodářského růstu je prakticky jisté, že bude-li se tato země dál jednoduše držet dosavadního kurzu, překoná do roku 2020 hranici pro přiznání statusu rozvinutého státu.

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