News & Analysis
Chileans are determined to reinvent how democracy is practiced, starting with a new constitution.
Four journalists and researchers offer analyses of Bolivia’s election results and what lies ahead for the new MAS government.
As Chileans vote in a plebiscite to decide whether to adopt a new Constitution, authorities have cracked down on the artistic expression that blossomed during the anti-neoliberal protest movement.
Luis Arce’s election win is a huge victory for Bolivian social movements. All eyes are now on MAS’s political project.
La Minga, conformada por colectivos indígenas, negros y campesinos, continuó hacia Bogotá luego de que el presidente Iván Duque dejó un asiento vacío al ser invitado a un debate.
The Minga, made up of Indigenous, Black and campesino collectives, continued to Bogotá after President Iván Duque left an empty seat when invited to a debate.
Under new leadership, the MAS won a decisive victory. Now, economic crisis and a complicated situation for the regional Left will pose major challenges for the new government.
Deemed essential workers during the Covid-19 public health emergency in Brazil, caregivers hired to assist the elderly are facing pay cuts, longer hours, and compulsory quarantine.
The landslide MAS victory comes as a sigh of relief after signs of voter intimidation and a year of democratic rollbacks and human rights abuses.
Swift government action to criminalize dissent echoes dictatorship terrors in the wake of the killing of two young girls at the hands of Paraguay’s security forces.
Los incendios están aumentando y frecuentamente son iniciados intencionalmente para deforestar y dejar los terrenos preparados para el lucro especulativo.
Fires are increasing in frequency and are often intentionally set to open up lands for speculative business interests.