Official: Morales assassination plot foiled

CNN has this brief item: “Official: Plot to kill Bolivian president foiled” A top Bolivian government official said Monday that the country’s intelligence services had uncovered a plot to assassinate President Evo Morales.. “A few weeks ago, the state organizations of intelligence received information about plans in relation to an assassination, and that those plans […]

Ecuador: Voters Approve a New Constitution

CSM: “Ecuador votes to lock in its shift to the left” The overwhelming approval by Ecuadoreans of a new Constitution that gives leftist President Rafael Correa a tighter grip on the economy puts the country firmly on a socialist track similar to Hugo Chávez’s Venezuela. “Today Ecuador decided to found a new country,” Mr. Correa […]