South America [DIPLOMACY]
When representatives of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) met at a recent summit in Guyana, they seemed to share one goal: to render obsolete an Organisation of American States (OAS) they consider weak and toothless. “It’s always the same thing. There’s a coup, everybody rushes to the OAS headquarters in Washington to condemn, then go back to their countries and recognise the new and illegitimate government all the same,” a senior South American diplomat said.
Unasur is designed as OAS 2.0. The union…