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200 years later, the Monroe Doctrine still haunts Central America

For centuries, the US has officially and unofficially treated the entirety of Latin America as its ‘backyard,’ a position long-enshrined in the Monroe Doctrine. The nations of Central America in particular have long endured the suffocating embrace of their northern neighbor. From CIA-backed coups and genocidal civil wars in Guatemala and El Salvador to the […]