NotiSur - South American Political and Economic Affairs

Online news digest covering political, economic and social issues in South America. Published by the Latin American Data Base at the University of New Mexico.

Articles from October 15

Ecuadoran Coup: A Dilemma to Be Revealed
The events of Sept. 30 are topics for analysis in Ecuador's political circles. Analysts debate whether there was a conspiracy to overthrow President Rafael Correa, even to kill him, or whether it was merely a police uprising stemming from mounting...
Venezuelan Legislative Elections Rein in President Hugo Chavez's Power
Venezuela held legislative elections on Sept. 26 that both the administration of President Hugo Chavez and the fragmented opposition, united under a fragile umbrella coalition, the Mesa de Unidad Democratico (MUD), considered decisive for the future...