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Bolivia Crisis Shows the Blurry Line Between Coup and Uprising

President Evo Morales’s resignation has provoked international debate about how to characterize the turmoil in Bolivia: Is it an uprising or a coup? Some highlight a narrative of popular revolt against a president drifting toward authoritarianism. Others underscore a brazen military intervention. Though much remains unknown, both sides have much …

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Chile’s President Says He Will Support a New Constitution

SANTIAGO, Chile — After three weeks of nationwide protests against the government, President Sebastián Piñera of Chile said he would initiate a process to draft a new Constitution for the country. The president’s announcement, made on Sunday, came hours after meeting with lawmakers from his coalition, and was the first …

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