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 [...]