The Coup That Ousted Bolivia’s Evo Morales Is Another Setback for Latin American Socialism

Exiled former Bolivian President President Evo Morales waves upon arrival at the Historic City Hall in Mexico City on Nov. 13, 2019. Photo: Pedro Pardo/AFP via Getty Images By Elise Swain A turbulent weekend roiled Latin American politics as a coup in Bolivia forced President Evo Morales aside on Sunday and, days earlier, former Brazilian …

Argentina: Poverty rises to 36% & IMF Macri deal on hold ahead of elections

Image credit: teleSUR English By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) halted its aid to Argentina ahead of the country’s presidential elections. More specifically the audit that would have established whether a tranche of the IMF loan should have been given to Argentina in September was postponed. In line with the US$56.3 …