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Andean Group - March 2020

Introduction
We begin this March edition of Latin American Regional Report: Andean Group with Bolivia, where increasing political polarisation in recent months has shone a light on deeper-lying social divisions in the country, as critics of Jeanine Áñez’s interim government have argued that there is a broadly racialised divide between supporters of Áñez, and of the deposed Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS)...
Bolivia
The increasing polarisation of Bolivian politics in recent months has shone a light on deeper-lying social divisions in the country, as critics of Jeanine Áñez’s interim government have argued that there is a broadly racialised divide between supporters of Áñez, and of the deposed Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS)...
Peru
Peru’s legislative elections on 27 January saw the 130-seat congress divided between nine different parties, with none taking more than 25 seats...
Ecuador
A landmark case heard by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) in January and February has sought a verdict on the legal responsibility of the Ecuadorean state to protect its citizens from sexual violence and abuse...
Region
Most notoriously associated with the destruction of orangutan habitats in Indonesia and Malaysia, palm oil production also has a chequered record in Latin America’s Andean region...
Colombia
On 20 February, just 20 days after ceasing operations in Colombia, Uber, the peer-to-peer ridesharing platform returned to the country...
Highlights
BOLIVIA | Fracking...

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