Are Hezbollah active in South America? If so what is the connection? Why and what are they doing so far away from their host country?

Only yesterday U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo spoke about the presence of the Iranian proxy's presence in Latin America.

Source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/americas/hezbollah-is-real-threat-in-south-america-pompeo/1709602#


1 Answer 1


there is an active Lebanese community in South America, due to Lebanon recent history (Civil war) and lack of resources Lebanese community exist all around the world. and their political dogmas goes with them.

as Venezuela's government is in opposition to the US policy, it got closer to Iran, and as such, trying to smear them with link to Hezbollah which they invested a lot of Demonetization propaganda pays dividends

even if Hezbollah is active in south America, it has political army (with members in the Lebanese government)which act like any other political party gathering supporters et al

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .