Published: Thu, April 12, 2018
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

What Trump Is Missing By Canceling His South America Trip

What Trump Is Missing By Canceling His South America Trip

President Donald Trump has scrapped plans to travel to Peru and Colombia this week, choosing to remain in the U.S.to oversee the American response to a suspected chemical attack in Syria.

The statement seemed to have taken some officials by surprise - Mr.

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Authors information: Philip Rucker is the White House bureau chief for The Washington Post.

The Trump administration is considering imposing an oil embargo on the OPEC nation, while Panama recently became the first Latin American nation to pursue sanctions of its own by blacklisting dozens of Venezuelan officials from doing business in the Central American country.

Trump canceled his plans to travel to South America later this week, choosing to stay in Washington to manage the USA response to an apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians in Syria. A stop in Colombia — long Washington's staunchest ally in the region — was scrapped altogether.

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Many Latin American leaders had hoped to have their first face-to-face encounter with the US President.

Trump has reversed some of President Barack Obama's diplomatic and economic outreach to Cuba, including pulling many USA diplomats out of the country following unexplained health attacks on Americans past year. Mr. Trump's America First agenda, however, was expected to be met with less enthusiasm by attendees.

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said a team would deploy to Syria "shortly".

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Activists allege that the Assad regime dropped a bunch of bombs filled with deadly chemicals on the town, killing 40 people (some of them children), although the regime denies that the attack even happened, and certainly that it was their doing, but who are you more inclined to believe? Currently, the United States has approximately 2,000 ground troops in Syria. The official stated, "He wasn't thrilled about it, to say the least", and that, "The president made his displeasure clear about any kind of long-term presence in Syria", (NBC)".

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