Why is Sweden talking about Venezuela and not Haiti?

Protesters in Haiti

In Haiti, there is both a humanitarian and a political crisis. Here, Haitians demonstrate against the corruption in the oil program subsidized by Venezuela. Photo: Media Room (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Of: Carmen Blanco Valer

In this year's foreign declaration, the Swedish government draws attention to the crisis in Venezuela, but does not mention the even worse humanitarian and political crisis that is taking place across the Caribbean Sea - in Haiti. Is it oil and the US interests in power that decide where in the world Sweden should act? debater Carmen Blanco Valer wonders.

February 26, 2019, Debate