Bolivia

October 26, 2018
Greg Grandin

By 1979, much of the southern cone had fallen to right-wing military dictatorships in an era defined by militarist anti-communism, the defeat of the working class movement, and the emergence of neoliberalism. From our 50th anniversary issue, available open access for a limited time.

October 9, 2018
Jacquelyn Kovarik

The rights-monitoring app was launched earlier this year in 11 countries—but some activists and experts wonder if it's just another colonial tool to extract indigenous knowledge. 

August 29, 2018

Will an inquiry into Bolivia’s potential ties to the massive Lava Jato bribery scandal help Evo Morales, or derail his bid for a fourth presidential term?

April 6, 2018
Linda Farthing

This week, a jury found Bolivia’s former president, Gonzalo “Goni” Sánchez de Lozada and his Minister of Defense guilty of extrajudicial killings in 2003 in a landmark case. For their victims, it’s a welcome victory.

March 21, 2018
Jacquelyn Kovarik

U.S. economic and political intervention defined the political career of former Bolivian president Gonzalo “Goni” Sanchez de Lozada. Now, in an unprecedented move, the U.S. is putting him on trial.

February 7, 2018

In Bolivia and Honduras, ambitious presidents have aligned with the courts to overturn constitutional term limits. Is Honduras’s current electoral crisis a harbinger of Bolivia’s political future?

January 9, 2018
Jennifer Zelmer

Abortion was recently partially decriminalized in Bolivia. What does this mean for maternal mortality and women’s health? 

December 18, 2017
Nicole Fabricant, Brett Gustafson, and Laura Weiss

NACLA's editors introduce the latest print issue, Fossil Fuels and Toxic Landscapes.

December 15, 2017
Linda Farthing

A recent ruling to end term limits in Bolivia gives Evo Morales a green light to run in the 2019 presidential elections and beyond. 

August 21, 2017

Six years after massive protests halted plans for a proposed highway through the TIPNIS, Bolivian President Evo Morales has promulgated a new law "de-protecting" the reserve and allowing construction of the road.

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