Evo, Arce and the cost of renewal
Today the ruling party is divided into two factions: the “arcista” wing of the president and the “evista” or radical wing of former President Evo Morales.
Luis Arce’s leap into the void
Bolivia has inaugurated 2023 with an unforeseen political crisis, and it would be wrong to think that the reaction in Santa Cruz only has to do with Camacho’s imprisonment. It is the trigger but not the cause.
Bolivia: Democracy has no one to write it
The political historian James Bryce asserted that it is not the Constitutions that guarantee the political functioning of a country, but the unwritten rules that prescribe good judgment in the use of power.
MAS-IPSP, A Structure In Resistance
One key factor for MAS’s victory was its internal reconfiguration, following Evo Morales’ resignation and departure of the party’s former leadership, and the building of alliances based on deepening the ethnic and regional divide.