The Washington Post

Friday, December 7, 2007 - 00:00
Facing a bitter political crisis over plans to rewrite Bolivia's constitution, President Evo Morales called Wednesday night for a national referendum
Friday, December 7, 2007 - 00:00
Morales said Thursday that he delivered a bill to the Bolivian Congress calling for a series of popular votes -- one to decide whether he will remain president, and others to determine the fates of each of the country's nine governors
Friday, December 7, 2007 - 00:00
Washington's $1.4 billion multiyear Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America -- intended to "break the power and impunity of drug and criminal organizations that threaten the health and public safety" in the region -- is very real
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 00:00
A once-demoralized, inept opposition won an important victory in Sunday's national referendum on constitutional changes, exposing weaknesses in Ch?°vez's traditional base of support
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 00:00
Mr. Ch¿vez deserves credit for accepting his loss. Revealingly, he said he did not want the "pyrrhic victory" of pushing through his constitution against the wishes of the majority
Monday, December 3, 2007 - 00:00
Venezuelan voters delivered a stinging defeat to President Hugo Ch?°vez on Sunday, blocking proposed constitutional changes that would have given him political supremacy
Sunday, December 2, 2007 - 00:00
Swift U.S. ratification of the pact would send an unequivocal message to the people of Colombia, the opposition in Venezuela and the wider region that they do not stand alone against Chavez
Sunday, December 2, 2007 - 00:00
The proposal, which would expand Chávez's powers, goes to a vote Sunday, but polls show that what would have been an easy victory for Ch¿vez a few weeks ago is now a tossup
Friday, November 30, 2007 - 00:00
Uribe pulled the plug on negotiations, finding it simply too frustrating working with a shopkeeper who wanted to give away the store
Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 00:00
The funding imbalance in the Bush administration's new anti-drug plan, which would send 10 times as much aid to Mexico as to all seven Central American nations combined, is generating anxiety in Central America

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