Progressives are leading in the presidential elections of Argentina, Uruguay and Bolivia, bucking the region's recent rightward trend. But there are lessons in the failures of leftists past.
While the world watches the Brazilian Amazon burn, across the border in Bolivia it’s also ablaze.
The more they fight, the more popular they become – and the more pushback they receive.
Sovereign access to the Pacific would bring Bolivia significant economic benefits.
Experiments into the effectiveness of conservation can help us learn what works best.
Cape Town's water crisis holds valuable insights for other cities that need to adapt to the realities of climate change.
Science can't just stay in the ivory tower. But what does impact really mean and how does it happen? A study of more than a decade of ecological fieldwork projects in Bolivia suggests a better way.
Pioneering chefs from Bolivia to Brazil are stepping out of the kitchen and into public service. The 'social gastronomy' movement uses food to create jobs, prevent violence and boost economies.
Pregnant teens take their own lives, raped children are denied abortions and women who suffer stillbirth are imprisoned for 30 years -- El Salvador's torturous anti-abortion regime must end.
Bolivia's populist leader has been in office for 12 years. He's a thorn in the US's side and an ally of the late Hugo Chávez. Now he's running for a fourth term. But that doesn't make him a dictator.
The combination of knowledge and communication, along with a few other fundamental conditions such as liberty and respect , leads to social, cultural and technological development.
New Zealand just conferred personhood upon the Whanganui River, giving it standing to legally defend its rights. Can this novel strategy save the environment?
But there is a stand-off on the left of the political spectrum.
There's truth in the analysis that the rise of right-wing populism is a response to the failures of globalisation. But is it the only response?
There are ticking time bombs, high up in the mountains.
As life gets faster and working hours get longer, it's tempting to think the Sandman is paying us ever shorter visits.
Bolivia is the first cocaine-producing country to take a harm reduction approach to tackling the drug trade.
The strongest resistance to the United Nations resolution to promote LGBTI rights came from Muslim and African states. Many of these countries still criminalise same-sex relationships.
Latin America suddenly seems to be lurching to the right – but was it ever that far left in the first place?
Buen Vivir is a concept and practice influencing politics and communities across South America. It involves a radically different way of thinking about collective wellbeing and sustainable living.