Latin America

Morales’ Bolivia — a triumph or too good to be true?

Bolivia under President Morales has been widely heralded as one of South America’s biggest success stories of this century. Megan Reed looks into Morales’ presidency, his policies and the country he’s shaped for the last decade.

Venezuela – a Latin American tragedy

Euan Mullock reflects on the situation in Venezuela, long one of the region’s wealthiest countries, but now a nation gripped by a sharp economic downturn, an incredibly unpopular government, and the highest murder rate in the world.