The NY Times and Elon Musk Deal With Bolivia

August 10, 2020

Maria Silvia Trigo and Anatoly Kurmanaev have penned an article for The New York Times that describes the dramatic protests in Bolivia against the interim government. As so often in NYT articles, the content reveals more about the newspaper itself than about the topic it analyzes. Treating the...

Bolivia Has Failed to Keep Its Promise on Indigenous Rights

November 18, 2014

A critical look at Evo Morales’ disguised support of right-wing politics in Bolivia. On October 12, Bolivians elected President Evo Morales for a third time. In office since 2006, he serves the longest tenure of any democratically elected government in Bolivia since the military coup of 1982....

The Long Road Toward Eradicating Child Labor in Latin America

August 09, 2014

Many factors are responsible for child labor in Latin America, but what can be done to stop it? This summer, the government of Bolivia approved legislation to allow children as young as 10 to work, so long as their jobs don’t interfere with their education. The news sparked strong criticism...