NACLA’s Emily Achtenberg explains the background of President Morales’s decision to re-launch the TIPNIS road and how the move is being received among different sectors of Bolivia’s population. Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Last week, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales replaced a law that […]
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Emily Achtenberg is an urban planner and independent scholar/ researcher, NACLA Contributing Editor and Editorial Committee member, and author of NACLA's Rebel Currents blog on Latin American social movements and progressive governments, where she covered the 2011-2 TIPNIS conflict in depth. Her most recent publication: "Evo's Bolivia at a Political Crossroads," in the Winter 2016 NACLA Report on the Americas.