• Bolivia’s president stands up for indigenous rights
  • Feud with Rodrigo Amorim reveals new political battleground

Bolivia’s leftist president Evo Morales has clashed with an ally of Brazil’s new far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro, highlighting the new ideological battlegrounds forming across Latin America as its leftist ‘pink tide’ is consumed by a conservative counter-current.

Rodrigo Amorim, a recently elected congressman for Bolsonaro’s Social Liberal party, belittled an urban indigenous community that occupied a disused indigenous museum in northern Rio de Janeiro.

Related: Brazil’s biggest tribal reserve faces uncertain future under Bolsonaro

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