Regions / Bolivia
Bolivia's President Evo Morales -- no place to land.
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.
Artist Edgar Endress talks about his work on immigration, the currency of eks, and the Balkanization of Bolivia.
This portrayal of revolutionary passion helps us see Ernesto "Che" Guevara as more than a logo.
The Obama administration should take advantage of promising new trends in Latin America to seek more effective and more humane drug control policies both at home and abroad.
Evo Morales and his supporters have a plan to reform Bolivia, explains Laura Carlsen, and they'll stare down vested interests, international bankers, and even Washington if necessary.