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Understanding the upcoming general elections in Ecuador

Ahead of the general elections in Ecuador on February 7, we look at the leading candidates, their backgrounds and their answers to the major crises the country is facing today

Calls intensify for resignation of OAS secretary general Luis Almagro

Progressive movements across Latin America have called for the resignation of OAS secretary general Luis Almagro, pointing to his role in the coup in Bolivia in 2019 and in destabilizing democracy in the country

It’s official: Movement Towards Socialism wins landslide victory in Bolivia

With 100% of the votes counted, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) presidential ticket of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca has won 55.1% of the votes, with a lead of 26.27% over their nearest rival Carlos Mesa

Bolivian court rejects appeal to eliminate MAS from October 18 elections

In the aftermath of the court’s ruling, far-right armed groups attacked MAS supporters waiting outside the court

‘We will coup whoever we want’: Elon Musk and the overthrow of democracy in Bolivia

What role did billionaire Elon Musk and his thirst for lithium play in the coup in Bolivia? Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano discuss.

Bolivia’s electoral court postpones general elections to October 18

Evo Morales and his party rejected the postponement of elections and highlighted that only the country’s parliament has the authority to approve any change in the date

Latin America and the Caribbean in the eye of the COVID-19 storm

Several reports by international and regional organizations have been published on the economic and social impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic on the region

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