President Evo Morales' socialist government is close to warding off a challenge to its staying power.
Those in the ruling circles intend to complete the transformation of the country into a totalitarian state.
International trade union leaders are calling for decisive and ambitious climate action centered on social protections, doubling the number of green and decent jobs and ensuring a just transition to a greener future.
Two sets of realities are opposed: a small, wealthy, U.S.-backed minority and popular mobilization, always in the background, but now gathering new strength.
The two right-wing parties in the Mexican congress have come together to promote a labor law "reform" that unions see as an effort to crush organized labor.