Source: The New Internationalist Women in Bolivia – and across the world – face multiple forms of systemic violence; to those we can now add climate-change impacts. One women-led community in peri-urban Bolivia is working […]
“All of us, [even] our animals—we don’t want mining!” said the elderly María Isabel as she left the voting center on November 23. By a staggering vote of 235 to 2, she and fellow residents of San Isidro Labrador municipality, located in the northern Salvadoran department of Chalatenango, voted to ban mining in their territory.
Source: The Center for Economic and Policy Research and Open Democracy President Evo Morales came to power in Bolivia in 2006 amid widespread discontent. The country had been experiencing a long-term economic growth failure, with […]
Source: NACLA Report on the Americas Susana Villarán’s electoral defeat in Lima is instructive for left-wing leadership in Latin American cities where the left remains weak. On October 5, 2014, a resounding 50.6% of voters […]