Political Analysis about Bolivia Elections
FTS News Bits | Bolivia may have been the most unstable country in the region pre-Morales. It's now seen the longest period of sustained growth, low inflation and stability.
BOLIVIA DECIDES: MARTIN ZAPATA
FTS News Bits | Political scientist and lawyer Martin Zapata speaks to teleSUR English from La Paz as the initial counting has begun in Bolivia's election. Martin discusses polling in Bolivia, President Morales' re-election chances ...
Ecuador Liberalizes Labor Laws, New Paquetazo
President Lenin Moreno has announced that Ecuador will be leaving OPEC, and also announced a packet of economic measures, known as a 'paquetazo' which will cut a gas subsidy, affecting working class citizens and small ...
People’s Republic of China Turns 70
Political analyst Carlos Martinez discusses the progress made over the last 70 years in China, as the country celebrates this significant date. Living standards for workers has risen, while extreme poverty has been largely eradicated, ...
Ngos, Environmentalism and Coup Plots
Is Western environmentalism playing a role in destabilizing Bolivia? Activist and Journalist Wyatt Reed breaks down the linkages between color revolutions past and weighs in on the attempts to oust the very popular Bolivian President ...
Evo Morales Looks for 1st Round Win
Bolivia's general election is just around the corner and President Evo Morales continues to lead all voter intention surveys. teleSUR writer, Oliver Vargas, discusses the electoral climate and some of the recent news headlines coming ...
Challenges Along Colombia's Peace Process
Journalist Jim Hodgson has spent time in Colombia over the past three decades and is familiar with the struggle for peace, through his work at the United Church of Canada, which has worked with Colombian ...
Bolivian Political Scientist Nicolas Melendres
How popular is Evo Morales and could he win a first round victory? Bolivian political scientist Nicolas Melendres speaks with teleSUR English from La Paz on the presidential election, working class voter issues, and the ...
Mirgrant Crisis in Mediterranean: Paolo Naso
Paolo Naso of Mediterranean Hope a migrant support organization which workers with Open Arms on whether the Ocean Viking and a ship with 356 migrants on-board will be able to dock. We also ask how ...
40 Years Since FSLN Triumph
FTS News Bits | July 2019 marks 40 years since the triumph of the popular Sandinista revolution in Nicaragua. Valdrack Jaentschke, Minister Adviser for International Affairs and the Caribbean joins From the South to discuss ...