Evo Morales returns to Bolivia in triumph

By Marco Terrugi posted on Workers World, November 16, 2020 Chimoré airport, Bolivia First published Nov. 13 in revistacrisis.com.ar, Teruggi’s article describes Evo Morales’ triumphant return to Bolivia after a year in exile. Translation: John Catalinotto. [Former President] Evo Morales and [Vice President] Alvaro Garcia Linera stood before a crowd at the Chimoré airport in the heart of the Chapare.[…]

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‘Tired of Holding Other Worlds in My Fist’

by Vijay Prashad, published on Consorteum News, February 17, 2020 originally published on Tricontinental Institute, February 7, 2020 In November 2019, the Bolivian army – with a nudge from the shadows – told its President Evo Morales Ayma to resign. Morales would eventually go to Mexico and then seek asylum in Argentina. Jeanine Áñez, a far-right politician who was not[…]

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Challenges to People’s Movements in the Americas

By Juan Diego Garcia, published on Workers World, January 23, 2020     (Translated by John Catalinotto) For the people’s movements in Latin America and the Caribbean to come out ahead, achieving a high degree of political awareness and organization is insufficient — as long as the ruling classes, in one form or another, maintain control of the armed forces. When[…]

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Bolivia’s New US-Backed Interim Gov’t Wastes No Time Privatizing Economy

by Alan McLeod, published on MintPress News, December 16, 2019 It has been barely one month since the administration of Jeanine Añez seized power in a military coup in Bolivia, but it has wasted no time in attempting to transform the economy and society. Its latest move is aimed at privatizing the country’s economy. A government spokesperson confirmed the fears[…]

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‘You Can’t Call Yourself Anti-Racist if You’re Not Anti-Imperialist’

By Makasi Motema posted on Workers World, November 22, 2019 Solidarity is about consistency. Solidarity is about making sure the politics you hold inside of your home match the politics you hold outside of your home. It’s about making sure the politics you hold in your community match the ones you hold outside your community. You can’t say you practice[…]

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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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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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Bolivia’s TIPNIS Dispute

As has become a standard operating procedure, an array of Western environmental NGOs, advocates of indigenous rights and liberal-left alternative media cover up the US role in attempts to overturn the anti-imperialist and anti-neoliberal governments of Rafael Correa in Ecuador and Evo Morales in Bolivia. Bolivia’s TIPNIS Dispute: Example of How Liberal-Left Alternative Media Becomes a Conveyor Belt for US[…]

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