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The TIPNIS Affair | “Saving” Children from Leftist Agendas

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The TIPNIS Affair: Indigenous Conflicts and the Limits on “Pink Tide” States Under Capitalist Realities

Although Bolivian President Evo Morales recently signed an agreement with indigenous groups clarifying the law that banned the construction of a highway through native territory, the controversy continues. But the TIPNIS affair is not merely a simple disagreement between a subset of indigenous groups and the MAS government; there remain several related conflicts about which few English-language outlets have reported.

This analysis was prepared by Courtney Frantz, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs.
To read the full analysis, click here.

“Saving” Children from Leftist Agendas: The Susurrant Role of the Catholic Church

Unveiling the historical past of the Catholic Church's involvement in covert operations during the Cold War era in Argentina and Cuba.

This analysis was prepared by Candiss Shumate, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs.
To read the full analysis, click here.

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