Did you know Diego Maradona tried to form a union of professional footballers for years? The idea goes hand in hand with his decision to get faces of Leftwing leaders Che Guevara and Castro tattooed on his body. A staunch critic of US capitalism and the Catholic Church, the Argentine football legend is a poster boy of South American socialism. Here is a glimpse at the political lineage of the late icon.
As the counting comes to a close, Movement for Socialism (MAS) candidate Arce has prevailed over centrist Carlos Mesa by an unexpectedly large margin.
As the world marks Karl Marx's 203rd birth anniversary, the revolutionary philosopher's legacy remains divisive more than a quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Here are ten quotes by the leftist-visionary that is relevant even two centuries after his birth.