The Rise and Fall of Evo Morales
For Bolivians looking north to the disintegration of Venezuela under one of Morales’s closest allies, strongman Nicolás Maduro, Evo’s abuses of democracy stoked fears that Bolivia could be headed for the same. But Evo had no intention of stepping down.
November 21, 2019
Ciro Guerra’s Embrace of the Serpent features the familiar fever-addled explorers and indigenous tribesmen imparting portentous wisdom, but the film is strange enough to resist the worst of the old clichés, which is to say it resists moral certainty.
April 2, 2016