Forrest Hylton: There used to be a recognition of US spheres of influence - all that is over
"Russia and Bolivia strengthened their ties this week. With Moscow concluding a deal with La Paz to purchase five Russian civil defence helicopters. The deal also forms part of a strategy of Latin American integration, sidelining the United States, as countries like Venezuela, Brazil, and Argentina among others, attempt to re assert control over their own progress. Forrest Hylton states that " there used to be a recognition of spheres of influence all that is over. ""