South America

Bolivian President Caught in the Middle

Evo Morales, Bolivia’s president, wants to develop the country’s rich natural resources, including fossil fuels. But he's also obligated to respect the wishes of indigenous Amazon tribes and local farmers.

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Global Politics

Is Venezuela on the precipice of presidential change?

A few months earlier, Maduro was re-elected for a second term amid hyperinflation, international sanctions, mass migration and few signs that conditions would improve. The European Union questioned the fairness of the election process, and 19 member states of the Organization of American States, including the United States, issued a statement declaring Maduro's second term as illegitimate.