Another day, another US invasion in South America 1868

On February 7, 1868, US forces invaded Uruguay during an insurrection in the capital city of Montevideo.  Their stated mission was to “protect foreign residents and the customs house”. The US forces arrived as undocumented aliens, without proper paperwork.
El 7 de febrero de 1868, las fuerzas estadounidenses invadieron Uruguay durante una insurrección en la ciudad capital de Montevideo. Su misión declarada es proteger a los residentes extranjeros y de la aduana. Llegaron como extranjeros indocumentados sin documentación apropiada.

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