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Bolivian President's Popularity Plunges Dramatically

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ and FRANK BAJAK | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- Tens of thousands of Bolivians took to the streets in major cities Wednesday to heap reproach on President Evo Morales over a polic...

Earth Preaching

Reverend Billy | Posted 10.19.2011 | Green
Reverend Billy

Believing that the Earth is our god, government, economy and culture -- all wrapped into one big institution -- that is simple common sense!  When we...

WikiLeaks: Fissures Over South American Left Integration

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 10.15.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Behind all of the lofty rhetoric and idealism, serious fissures remain within South America's leftist movement, both within individual countries and within the larger regional milieu.

Bolivian President Reportedly Fears U.S. Cocaine Plot During Visit

Posted 09.26.2011 | World

When Bolivian President Evo Morales traveled to the United States Wednesday to attend a U.N. General Assembly meeting on the first anniversary of the ...

Big Wedding: 350 Indian Couples Tie The Knot In Mass Ceremony In Bolivia

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

LA PAZ, Bolivia — About 350 couples in Bolivia have been married according to Indian customs and traditions in a colorful Andean mass wedding wi...

Which Country Wants To Give Nature And Humans Equal Protection?

Carly Schwartz | Posted 06.13.2011 | Green

Does Mother Nature deserve the same protection as your own mother? Lawmakers in Bolivia think so. The South American country's leaders are on the b...

Effort Begins To Have Obama Stripped Of Nobel Peace Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Bolivian president and a Russian political leader have launched a joint effort to have President Barack Obama stripped of the Nobel Peace Prize. ...

Dear President Chavez, Prime Minister Erdogan, President Morales, and President Ortega

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

Each of you has been a recipient of the Muammar Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights. When you had the chance to show that you learned your lesson by returning the award, you did not.

Bolivian President Rattled By Protests

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Bolivian President Evo Morales has abruptly abandoned the southern highlands city of Oruro after protesters angered by rising ...

Dancing With Dynamite in Latin America

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

The past ten years in Latin America have seen a historic shift to the left in government power and the streets. The US needs to learn from these examples if we are to break out of our stagnant political culture.

Wikileaks: The Dalai Lama's Misplaced Climate Change Strategy

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

Message to Dalai Lama: maybe it is time to stop the unproductive, backroom parlor games with the U.S. and get out in front on the climate change issue.

Interview with Bolivian Lead Climate Negotiator Pablo Solón

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

Cancun, Mexico - On the antepenultimate (scheduled) day of the COP 16, I sat down with Bolivia's climate negotiator Pablo Solón to discuss how the CO...

Backroom Deal? Again? Bolivia Takes a Stance

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

It's crunch time. There are two days left for government leaders and their representatives to come to an agreement. Can they make progress? Can they find solutions?

WikiLeaks: The U.S. Must "Neutralize, Co-opt or Marginalize" Radical Latin American Bloc in Climate Negotiations

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

The WikiLeaks scandal could well turn into the Climate Gate scandal. There's got to be a concerted campaign on Brazil so that we can see some movement at Cancún.

Wikileaks: So Much for Left Wing "Solidarity" in South America

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

In Oliver Stone's recent documentary South of the Border, leftist regimes in Latin America are depicted rather idealistically. In country after coun...

WikiLeaks and Latin America: Same Old Imperious U.S. Diplomats

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

While it's no secret that the Bush and Obama administrations have sought to isolate the so-called "Pink Tide" of leftist regimes in South America, the WikiLeaks documents give us some interesting insights.

WikiLeaks Honduras: State Dept. Busted on Support of Coup

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Despite the fact that the U.S. government was crystal clear on what had transpired, the U.S. did not immediately cut off all aid to Honduras except "democracy assistance," as required by U.S. law.

Why Do Hugo Chavez and the ALBA Overreact?

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joel D. Hirst

In styles more reminiscent of soap operas than official statements, ALBA nations lashed out at conference participants of one of literally thousands of conferences in Washington every year.

Cancún Climate Summit: Time for a New Geopolitical Architecture

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

As we approach crucial climate change negotiations in Cancún, Mexico, the key question on many people's minds is this: what nation will have the courage to stand up to the United States?

Evo Morales for the Nobel

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

As the Obama administration obstructs and delays, Bolivians suffer the worst ravages of climate change.

WATCH: Ahmadinejad And Bolivian President In Soccer Match

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad played a more friendly political game than usual, suiting up for a genial game of futsal (indoor soccer) with Boliv...

Bolivia: Control Racism or Control Speech?

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joel D. Hirst

The Obama administration should emphasize that the Bolivian government must stamp out all forms of racism and discrimination in ways that respect fundamental tenets of liberal democracy such as free speech.

Iran: The Anti-Imperialist Ruse

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reporters Uncensored

By Tala Dowlatshahi The recent call by Secretary of State Clinton to sanction eight of the highest ranking Iranian officials ranging from the Interio...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Here's a cheery thought. You can't win the Tour de France without doping. So says a former racer, Bernard Kohl. He finished third a couple of years back, then flunked a drug test.

WATCH: Bolivia's President Kicks Player In Groin During 'Friendly' Soccer Game

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) -- President Evo Morales kneed an opposing player in the groin during a soccer match against a team of political rivals after an ...