Mourning Kim Jong Il in Latin America

Though I don’t agree with it, I can at least understand Cuba’s stance from an allegedly”ideological” standpoint (though the similarities between the two countries are pretty superficial at best, as is their so-called “communism”). That said, Ortega’s stance seems based on misguided politics at best and ill-informed at worst.

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About Colin M. Snider

I have a Ph.D. in history, specializing in Latin American History and Comparative Indigenous History. My dissertation focused on Brazil. Beyond Latin America generally, I'm particularly interested in class identities, military politics, human rights, labor, education, music, and nation. I can be found on Twitter at @ColinMSnider.
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