by Michael Lerner Poverty is declining as GDP grows over 5%, but environmental harm is on the rise.Americas,Bolivia,Climate change,economic growth,Evo Morales,Lake Poopó,Lake Titicaca,mining,Michael Lerner
Brings to an end 16 years of government majorities in the single-chamber assembly.
The region has been unable to form a goverment due to disagreements within winning coalition.
by Michael Lerner While hosting a MercoSur summit, Paraguay was hit by a two-day strike and flooding.Americas,flooding,Horacio Cartes,MERCOSUR,Paraguay,Paraguay river,SEN,strike,Michael Lerner
by Erin Wright Venezuela's leader digs in his heels for what could be an ugly and protracted political battle.
Mauricio Macri, due to take over as president of Argentina, inherits a host of economic problems.
Outgoing President Kirchner refused to attend handover, as her supporters rallied in Buenos Aires.
President Nicolas Maduro's popularity is up, but perhaps not by enough, estimate pollsters.
Police fired teargas to disperse protesters who denounced the first round of election as fraudulent.
Mauricio Macri has been confirmed as the winner in Argentina's presidential elections.
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