Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Bolivia's former president Evo Morales waves in Villazón, Bolivia on November 9, 2020 upon returning to his country from exile in Argentina, where he had sought refuge after a right-wing coup one year ago. (Photo: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP via Getty Images)
Twelve months after being driven into exile by right-wing forces, socialist former president Evo Morales was "received by the very social movements who defeated the coup and restored democracy."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Supporters of Bolivia's leftist presidential candidate Luis Arce, of the Movement for Socialism Party, celebrate on October 19, 2020 in El Alto, Bolivia. (Photo: Gaston Brito Miserocchi/Getty Images)
"Bolivia's election not only showed the world how to defeat authoritarianism...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The Bolivian people made their voices heard in yesterday's election," said...


Facing horrific domestic violence - the week before, the hashtag #PeruPaisdeVioladores (Peru Country of Rapists) was trending - contestants for Miss Peru just boldly flipped the script in pageant introductions: Each replaced the usual ignoble reciting of her measurements with grim statistics on violence against women. From the winner: "My measurements are 3,114 female victims of trafficking since 2014." Talk about resistance in unlikely places.