AJ Impact

Brazil's new stimulus plan aims to create up to four million jobs

Corporate tax cuts, working on Sundays and micro-credit schemes are among the government's proposals.

Brazil's new stimulus plan aims to create up to four million jobs

Evo Morales

Evo Morales leaves Bolivia for Mexico amid violent unrest

Morales leaves a country struggling to fill a power vacuum after resigning in the wake of a disputed election.

Evo Morales leaves Bolivia for Mexico amid violent unrest

Latin America

Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia's Evo Morales

Mexico says Morales's life was in danger after he announced his resignation on Sunday amid growing unrest.

Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia's Evo Morales

Latin America

Chile: Protesters reject government plan to rewrite constitution

Many protesters say any new constitution must include the input of the public through a constitutional assembly.

Chile: Protesters reject government plan to rewrite constitution

Latin America

Amid unrest, Chile says it will rewrite Pinochet-era constitution

A new constitution has been a central demand of protesters who have been on the streets for the last 3 weeks.

Amid unrest, Chile says it will rewrite Pinochet-era constitution

Bolivia

Evo Morales steps down: Reaction from Latin America and beyond

A round-up of international reactions to the news of the resignation of Latin America's longest-serving leader.

Evo Morales

Political vacuum in Bolivia as Morales announces resignation

Crowds celebrate long-time leader's departure after disputed October election amid concern over what comes next.

Bolivia

Bolivia's beleaguered President Morales announces resignation

Announcement made after the armed forces commander called on Evo Morales to resign over disputed re-election furore.

Bolivia

Bolivia's Morales calls for new elections after OAS audit

President to replace electoral board members after monitors find irregularities in disputed vote that sparked protests.

Bolivia's Morales calls for new elections after OAS audit

Latin America

US immigration: Trump pledges to stop illegal entry

It is 30 years since the Berlin Wall tumbled but an even bigger barrier went up five years later.

Latin America

Bolivia military chief says army 'will not confront people'

Amid unrest over President Morales's re-election, military calls for resolution of crisis, says it will guarantee unity.

Bolivia military chief says army 'will not confront people'

Counting the Cost

Counting the cost of neoliberalism in Chile

How the doctrine of neoliberalism has undermined democracy in Chile. Plus, a look at the effects of phantom investments.

Brazil

'I am back': Fresh from prison, Lula greets supporters

Supporters cheer former Brazilian president, who vows to take on conservative leader Bolsonaro at next elections.

'I am back': Fresh from prison, Lula greets supporters

Evo Morales

Amid protests, Morales says 'coup' risks democracy in Bolivia

Bolivian leader's statement on Twitter comes as police join opposition protests following disputed election result.

Amid protests, Morales says 'coup' risks democracy in Bolivia

Latin America

Relatives of Chile's disappeared condemn new security measures

Rights groups say newly announced security measures could ramp up police crackdowns and the criminalisation of protests.

Relatives of Chile's disappeared condemn new security measures