Topic: Evo Morales
Sean Penn's role in Haiti has evolved from heading a band of volunteers and serving as unofficial mayor of a homeless camp to becoming ambassador-at-large for President Michel Martelly, the first non-Haitian to receive the designation.
In lead up to Summit of the Americas, a new indicator measures 'social inclusion' based on variables like access to education and jobs in 11 Latin American countries.
As Latin America debates decriminalizing drugs, nowhere is the coca-cocaine tension more prevalent than in Bolivia, writes guest blogger Jackie Briski.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran will be the guest of honor at the inauguration of Nicaragua's newly-reelected president, Daniel Ortega.
Latin America Monitor After 250-mile protest march, indigenous reach Bolivian capital to face president
The protesters' march from their home in the TIPNIS territory, where construction of a government-backed road has incited the community, has shaken President Evo Morales' political base.
10/20/2011 11:56 am
Indigenous groups across Latin America are increasingly butting heads with leaders they elected and demanding greater participation in decisions that affect their ancestral lands.
10/05/2011 04:53 pm
Had Bolivia's President Evo Morales not backed down in a dispute over the construction of a key road through the country's rainforest, deadly protests could have toppled his presidency, argues guest blogger James Bosworth.
09/27/2011 08:52 am
Latin America Monitor Venezuela, Bolivia 'failed demonstrably' to meet anti-drug obligations, says US. But did they?
Guest blogger James Bosworth says that while Venezuela is arguably promoting drug trafficking, Bolivia's anti-drug efforts seem on a par with US allies – making US criticism seem sour grapes.
09/16/2011 02:33 pm
More than a thousand indigenous Bolivians have been marching against a highway being built across their land. Evo Morales says the US is behind the opposition.
08/22/2011 04:03 pm
Bolivia intends to reapply to the UN Convention on Narcotic Drugs, but with a reservation that it does not recognize the ban on chewing the coca leaf, a practice with a long national tradition.
07/18/2011 01:37 pm