Kerry Declares End of Monroe Doctrine in Latin America

During a speech on Monday at the Organization of American States, US Secretary of State John Kerry declared that the Monroe Doctrine, dating back to 1823, has officially ended. After the introduction of the Monroe Doctrine by James Monroe, in the nineteenth century, influence from outside powers in Central and South America had been strategically…

Foreign Influence and the Monroe Doctrine Today

With the introduction of the Monroe Doctrine in 1823, influence from outside powers in Central and South America had been strategically limited to the United States. It is a doctrine that shaped the Cold War, and has served to deter international meddling in Central and South America. Recently, influence is growing from unexpected regions; notably, from…