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Struggle for Democracy in Mexico/Central America/Caribbean. How does the US react to the rise of socialism in Latin America?. US involvement in Mexico, Cent. America & Caribbean. 1961: CIA plan to overthrow Castro fails, leads to Cuban Missile Crisis. US promises never again to

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Struggle for democracy in mexico central america caribbean

Struggle for Democracy in Mexico/Central America/Caribbean

How does the US react to the rise of socialism in Latin America?


Struggle for democracy in mexico central america caribbean

US involvement in Mexico, Cent. America & Caribbean

1961: CIA plan to overthrow

Castro fails, leads to

Cuban Missile Crisis. US

promises never again to

sponsor an invasion of Cuba,

but CIA plans numerous

assassination plots.

1954: Jacobo Arbenz is

the democratically elected

leader of Guatemala.

Arbenz begins socialist

reforms. CIA backs a coup

overthrowing Arbenz

http://www.history.com/videos/history-rocks-castro-must-die#history-rocks-castro-must-die


Struggle for democracy in mexico central america caribbean

Today: Castro family still in

power in Cuba. Ortega has returned

to power in Nicaragua. FMLN wins

2009 election in El Salvador

1994: EZLN wants to start a

Revolution against PRI, EZLN favors

socialist reforms. Revolution fails.

2006: Socialist candidate nearly

wins Presidential election in Mexico

1980-1992: US backs the

El Salvadoran Armed Forces

in a civil war against the pro-

Communist FMLN. US-backed

ESAF funds death squads

terrorizing the country

1979-86: US backs Daniel Ortega’s

Sandinistas against Nicaraguan leader

Anastansio Somoza.

After Ortega begins socialist reforms

US backs an anti-communist group

called the Contras


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