Eye Witness to a Massacre in Bolivia

by Medea Benjamin, published on MintPress News, November 22, 2019 I am writing from Bolivia just days after witnessing the November 19 military massacre at the Senkata gas plant in the indigenous city of El Alto, and the tear-gassing of a peaceful funeral procession on November 21 to commemorate the dead. These are examples, unfortunately, of the modus operandi of[…]

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Racist Coup in Bolivia Sparks Resistance

By Sam Ordóñez posted on Workers World, November 17, 2019 Nov. 15 – On Nov. 10, Evo Morales, president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, resigned, along with the vice president and the majority of his cabinet. This happened after the national police abandoned their defense of the elected government and joined right-wing protests, and the Armed Forces announced on[…]

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After Morales Ousted in Coup, the Lithium Question Looms Large in Bolivia

by Vijay Prashad, published on Common Dreams, November 12, 2019 Bolivia’s President Evo Morales was overthrown in a military coup on November 10. He is now in Mexico. Before he left office, Morales had been involved in a long project to bring economic and social democracy to his long-exploited country. It is important to recall that Bolivia has suffered a[…]

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U.S.-backed coup deposes Evo Morales in Bolivia

Workers World Bulletin: As of 4 p.m. EDT on Nov. 10, President Evo Morales has resigned his office in Bolivia, pushed out by a counterrevolutionary coup d’état backed by Washington. After part of the police force joined the counterrevolutionary gangs and the heads of the Armed Forces advised him to resign, Morales took this step as the best of bad[…]

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“It’s Now or Never”: Bolivian Elite Destroying the Country

by Edu Montesante, published in TeleSUR English, November 7, 2019 To the Bolivian upper classes, President Evo Morales has to resign even if forced by extreme violence, or through a civil war. “It’s now or never!“, said a family in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, gathered close to Christ the Redeemer statue where thousands of demonstrators and road blockers stay[…]

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Eleven Years of the “Process of Change” in Evo Morales’ Bolivia

By STANSFIELD SMITH Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF of this article, click here. Evo Morales will soon have been the president of Bolivia for 12 years, heralding the ascent of the indigenous social movements to governmental power. This ended the apartheid system against the indigenous that existed for 500 years in Bolivia.[…]

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