A backstop to American sanctions: Hezbollah a terrorist group, Latin American allies say

U.S. allies in Latin America cracked down this week on Hezbollah, designating the Iranian proxy force a foreign terrorist organization.

“This is all part of a concerted effort on Hezbollah that we see these outcomes right now,” a Middle East official told the Washington Examiner. “Hezbollah is very active in Latin America, so the impact is very, very significant in that sense.”

Colombia and Honduras blacklisted the Iranian proxy in conjunction with a Monday meeting of the Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial in Bogota, Columbia, just days after Guatemala took the same step. The three designations, issued one year after Argentina commemorated the 25th anniversary of
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