Bolivian President Evo Morales made history six years ago when he became the country’s first indigenous president.

Under his rule, indigenous groups have gained more rights, poverty has been reduced and a new constitution has been drafted.

But Morales, a former coca farmer, or cocalero,  has also enacted policies that many argue have negatively impacted indigenous communities.

One of his most controversial stances has been his agreement to work with the United States on monitoring coca cultivation.

Al Jazeera’s Monica Villamizar reports. 

Source: Al Jazeera