Arce-Castillo Socialist Alliance For South America, Part II

By Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Popular Resistance. -

Arce in Bolivia and Castillo in Peru face some similar challenges: paralyzed economies, the exhaustion of some sources of income such as natural gas and the emergence of others (e.g. lithium); [...]

Arce-Castillo Socialist Alliance For South America, Part I

By Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Popular Resistance. -

On July 28, 2021, Pedro Castillo, son of illiterate Andean peasants will be inaugurated as President of Peru, celebrating the victory of his socialist party Perú Libre in the elections of June. [...]

Lawfare Threatens To Derail Presidential Election In Ecuador

By William Camacaro and Frederick B. Mills. -

On February 7, the progressive presidential candidate for the Union of Hope Alliance (UNES) party, Andrés Arauz, won first place in Ecuador’s presidential election; this is uncontested. Arauz [...]

Ecuador: Presidential Elections Could Bring Back The Citizens’ Revolution

By Danny Shaw, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

On February 7, Ecuador will hold elections for President and for its legislative body, with 137 positions to be decided for the National Assembly. Though 16 presidential candidates participated [...]

Maradona: The Bolivarian Soccer Genius

By Danny Shaw and William Camacaro, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

The fighting peoples of the world lost a humble legend yesterday. Diego Armando Maradona was 60 years old. Arguably the greatest soccer player to ever grace the pitches, the spirited striker [...]

Talk Of Another Pink Tide

By Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News. -

The election of Luis Arce in Bolivia last month has been much celebrated in circles where people of humane good will gather. This is as it should be: Arce was economics and finance minister in [...]