Evo Morales speaks during his closing campaign rally in El Alto city on Oct. 16, 2019. (Photo by Marcelo Perez del Carpio)

Features

Evo Morales Wins Bolivia’s Election, but Fraud Allegations Tarnish the Victory

LA PAZ—After days of anxiety and protests, President Evo Morales has narrowly won Bolivia’s presidential election. To win, Morales needed a 10% lead over his closest rival, former President Carlos […] Read More >

In Brazil, Growing Inequality Fuels Fires Burning the Amazon

NEW YORK — The fires in the Brazilian Amazon continue to burn more than two months after they first darkened the skies of São Paulo and caused an international outcry. […] Read More >

‘Green Tide’ Reaches Mexico as Oaxaca Decriminalizes Abortion

The chambers of the state legislature in Oaxaca, Mexico, exploded with shouts of joy and rage Sept. 25 as the region voted to decriminalize first-trimester abortions in a 24-10 vote. […] Read More >

 
A little boy in New York holds a sign that reads “no more social leader killings.” He sits on a bench with pieces of paper taped to it that show the names and tally numbers of different social leader murder victims in Colombia. (Photo by Hanna Wallis)

Today in Latin America

Sanctions to Force Cuba to Drop Support for Venezuela Are Failing, Díaz-Canel Says

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CUBA: President Miguel Díaz-Canel said yesterday that the Trump administration’s efforts to pressure the Cuban government are failing. “We will fight back. They will never defeat […] Read More >

Áñez Declares Herself Interim President in Bolivia; Morales Hints at Return

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: After former President Evo Morales was forced to resign, Bolivian opposition senate Vice President Jeanine Áñez declared herself interim president according to the Bolivian constitution. […] Read More >

Morales Arrives in Mexico, Thanks AMLO for Saving His Life

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: Evo Morales arrived in Mexico yesterday, while his supporters continue to protest against a military-backed coup in Bolivia. Morales was forced to resign on Sunday […] Read More >