Regions / Bolivia
How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
Bolivia has found a way to cut coca production without sacrificing the leaf's cultural importance or cracking down on small growers. But Washington's not having it.
Each year Conn Hallinan looks aghast at news stories and newsmakers that beggar belief.
Latin American leaders are reclaiming a right to differentiate their views from Washington's—and refusing to render it diplomatic tribute.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Indigenous groups, who have traditionally served as Morales's support base, protested the road's construction, which would have bisected their territory.
At the end of December, the first popular uprising in the region against a government of the left took place in Bolivia.
Washington hues to 50-year-old convention for abolishing a centuries-old indigenous practice.
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.