The Latin American Revolution (Part 9): Argentina Was Rescued from Neoliberalism by Néstor Kirchner

By Asad Ismi At the end of October, Argentina lost its economic saviour who made the country part of the Latin American Revolution. Néstor Kirchner, former President of Argentina and husband of the current President, Cristina Fernandez-Kirchner, died on October 27 from a heart attack. He was 60. While serving as President from May 2003 […]

The Latin American Revolution (Part 5): In Bolivia, Under Morales, The Revolution is Indigenous

By Asad Ismi Evo Morales, Bolivia’s indigenous President, started his second term in January by declaring colonialism dead in his country. Morales emphasized that he has attempted to “eradicate all vestiges of colonial repression and discrimination against Bolivia’s indigenous majority.” He certainly has, which is one reason why Morales was re-elected by a landslide in […]

The Latin American Revolution (Part 4): The Bolivarian Revolution Gives Real Power to the People: An Interview with Julio Chavez

By Asad Ismi Julio Chavez is one of the leaders of the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. In his country, he is known as “the other Chavez” (referring to President Hugo Chavez, to whom he has no family links). As mayor of the city of Carora (in Lara province located in western Venezuela), Julio Chavez is […]