Unfounded Fraud Allegations Threaten Bolivia’s Presidential Election

October 25, 2019

The OAS and Bolivia’s opposition are accusing the Morales government of fraud in the recent presidential election, but offer no evidence. They’re following Sen. Marco Rubio’s lead, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot.

Bolivia’s Evo Morales Barely Wins Reelection in First Round; Opposition Calls Foul and Protests

October 22, 2019

Despite a dramatic drop in poverty and increasing per capita income, incumbent president Evo Morales only barely managed to avoid a run-off election in Sunday’s vote against ex-president Carlos Mesa. We spoke with Kathryn Ledebur before the results were final to analyze the close outcome.

Bolivian Mine Workers Strike Against one of World's Largest Mining Corporations

Bolivian Mine Workers Strike Against one of World’s Largest Mining Corporations

August 23, 2019

The Japanese Sumitomo corporation runs one of the world’s largest zinc, copper, and lead mines in Bolivia, where it has been denying workers overtime pay, despite a court order to pay them. We talk to the mine workers’ union president, Henry Cayo

Bolivia's President Evo Morales Seeks An Unprecedented Fourth Term 

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales Seeks An Unprecedented Fourth Term 

August 13, 2019

The race for Bolivia’s presidency has begun and Evo Morales, has a good chance of winning,  if voters forgive him for the term limits controversy. Linda Farthing discusses the situation in Bolivia

US Interventions in Latin America Continue and Intensify

US Interventions in Latin America Continue and Intensify

May 6, 2018

Most US citizens don’t realize it, but the US government has continued and even intensified its regime change agenda in Latin America and successfully helped reverse the so-called “pink tide” of left-of-center governments over the past ten years, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Bolivia’s Ex-President Sanchez de Lozada Convicted in US Court for Human Rights

April 16, 2018

In a milestone decision, a Florida court ruled that Bolivia’s ex-President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada (aka Goni) is liable for civilian deaths during his presidency when he ordered protests to be repressed

Past is present in Latin America

January 2, 2017
The second part of our look at how governments shifted to the right in Latin America in 2016, imposing neoliberal economics in amidst high dissatisfaction with government


August 31, 2016
This latest round of conflict including the death of Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes is over a new mining law that would restrict the ability of cooperative miners to sign contracts with international or private interests, explains Andean Information Network Director Kathryn Ledebur

Latin America

October 2, 2013
Abortion remains legally restricted in almost all of Latin America, and in Bolivia clandestine abortions are the third leading cause of maternal deaths