Latin America & Caribbean

Bolivia

May 10, 2008
Hylton says that the leadership of the Bolivian state of Santa Cruz wants to create a system of "autonomy" that amounts to secession. They oppose Morales’ reforms and overtly call for the ‘leadership’ of light skinned people over the indigenous peoples.

Bolivia crisis

May 10, 2008
Hylton says that the leadership of the Bolivian state of Santa Cruz wants to create a system of "autonomy" that amounts to secession. They oppose Morales’ reforms and overtly call for the ‘leadership’ of light skinned people over the indigenous peoples.

The battle for control in Latin America

May 10, 2008
Hylton says that the leadership of the Bolivian state of Santa Cruz wants to create a system of "autonomy" that amounts to secession. They oppose Morales’ reforms and overtly call for the ‘leadership’ of light skinned people over the indigenous peoples.

Volcano erupts after 9000 years

May 7, 2008

The Chilean village of Fualeufu was evacuated on Monday as the Chaiten volcano erupted for the first time in an estimated 9000 years. On Friday, the Ubinas volcano also erupted spewing ashes over 10 thousand hectares of Peru’s Moquegua region.

Cubans able to purchase personal computers

May 6, 2008

The newest freedom allowed by Raúl Castro gives Cubans access to the Internet via desktop computers

Richardson reaches out to Chavez

April 28, 2008

Bill Richardson, the governor of New Mexico and a former Democratic Party presidential candidate, has gone to Latin America to engage Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in efforts to release three US defense contractors who have been held by FARC rebels in Colombia for more than five years. Richardson, says Chavez–who has been persona non grata…

Paraguay elects left wing former Bishop

April 21, 2008

Former Catholic clergyman inflicts crushing victory on ruling right wing party in power since 1947