INDO-LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS: CHANGING LANDSCAPES, EMERGING AGENDAS
The political dynamics of the 20th century led to the birth and demise of the Cold War, and the creation of new global identities. At the same time, the inequitable distribution of economic resources has simultaneously created another axis of global identity for the nations of the world—the North and the South. It was the rhetorical force of this ‘South-South cooperation’ that made it possible for India to share a ‘friendly and cordial’ relationship for the past five decades or so with the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Sadly, the latter’s identification with the ‘South’ did not transcend the enormous communication barriers which historically ...