Highlights of the Latin American political outlook

Aug-26-08 - by Rosendo Fraga

  1. The claim by the indigenous ethnic groups of the Peruvian Amazonia forced Congress to abolish rules facilitating the sale of their lands for intense exploitation.
  1. The Bolivian crisis worsens and shows the indigenous factor as a major component, which is no longer monopolized by Evo Morales.
  1. In Chile, the vindication of the mapuche ethnic group has derived into violent actions, and the media already speaks about a mapuche guerrilla.
  1. In Paraguay, the new president also defends the indigenous vindications, which are assumed by the progressive sector of the Catholic Church and lead Chavez to speak about Indo-America.