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US plans to increase the number of troops in Colombia is drawing opposition, not just from left-wing populist leaders in the region but also from moderate governments like Brazil's Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva prompting Colombian President Alvaro Uribe to tour the region to try to ease concerns.
Colombia, Washington's main ally in the region, says the deal with Washington is aimed at strengthening anti-drug efforts.
"Mexico is having the worst security crisis in its history due to the drug
US official vows 'good explanation' for Colombia bases
But the head of the Colombian military, General Freddy Padilla, said Tuesday two army bases and two navy bases would also be given US access under the deal, bringing the total to seven military facilities.
Originally posted by mrmonsoon
As far as I am concerned, Brazil and anyone else has nothing to say.
If the troops invaded other countries or something, then maybe an issue, else, mind your own business.