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A brief history of U.S.-led regime change in Latin America

A brief history of U.S.-led regime change in Latin America

Last month, the U.S. recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the “interim president” of Venezuela. Since then, Canada, the European Union, and a slew of other countries have followed America’s lead. The move is another sign of the return to Cold War-era U.S. policy in Latin America under President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Today, using records from the Central Intelligence Agency archives, we’ll take a brief look back at the last half-century of U.S. involvement in the region.

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Join our crowdsourced effort to uncover the CIA's activities in Guatemala

Join our crowdsourced effort to uncover the CIA’s activities in Guatemala

On the anniversary of the CIA-backed overthrow of Guatemalan leadership, MuckRock wants you to take part in building our collection of coup-related documents.

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