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 August 12

Freedom of Expression in Ecuador
The debate regarding freedom of expression has polarized Ecuadoran society. Supporters of President Rafael Correa insist on the need to control the communications media and to defend personal honor, whereas journalists, political-party leaders, and...
Venezuela Shaken by President Hugo Chavez's Illness
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is suffering from cancer, which he admitted after four weeks of speculation regarding the state of his health NotiSur, June 24, 2011. The president's illness has raised doubts about the future of the Revolucion Bolivariana,...