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More revolts in Latin American countries

More revolts in Latin American countries Strikes in Peru and Colombia have marked the spread of revolt

Neoliberalism takes revenge in Bolivia

Neoliberalism takes revenge in Bolivia Bad things have been happening lately in Latin America. But the worst to date is the right wing coup in Bolivia

Vicious coup in Bolivia forces out president Evo Morales

Vicious coup in Bolivia forces out president Evo Morales Bolivia’s president Evo Morales has been forced out by a coup. It was orchestrated by the army and police—and backed by Donald Trump and the US.

Latin America and the rise of the right

Latin America and the rise of the right How the Pink Tide ebbed and what can be done to stop the reactionaries

Brazil: Workers Party crisis shows limit of left’s strategy

Brazil: Workers Party crisis shows limit of left’s strategy As the right moves to overturn left governments in South America, important political arguments have been raised, writes Dave Sewell

Evo Morales wins third term in Bolivia

Evo Morales wins third term in Bolivia Bolivians overwhelmingly re-elected Evo Morales as president for a third term last Sunday with over 60 percent of the vote.

Bolivia 1952 - a glimpse of workers' power

03 April 2012
This month, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of Bolivia’s revolution of 1952. Despite brutal repression, poverty and a low level of development, the stranglehold of the tin barons and the political elite was broken through revolutionary struggle.

Bolivia 1952 - what did the socialists do?

03 April 2012
The nationalists were not the only revolutionary opposition in Bolivia. The Workers’ Revolutionary Party (POR) was one of the world’s biggest Trotskyist organisations.

Evo Morales’ wrong turn in Bolivia

18 October 2011
In August this year, a march of 4,000 indigenous people set off from the Isiboro Secure National Park, a protected Amazon region in eastern Bolivia known as Tipnis.

Bolivia: Police attack indigenous marchers

04 October 2011
Bolivia’s left wing president Evo Morales was forced to apologise on Wednesday after police attacked an indigenous people’s march.

Bolivia climate conference: The poor take charge of battle for the planet

27 April 2010
There are now two sides in global climate politics – theirs and ours.

20,000 at Bolivia climate conference

20 April 2010
Some 20,000 people gathered for a "people’s conference on climate change" in Cochabamba, Bolivia, this week.

Letter from Bolivia: Evo Morales re-elected with a mandate for change

08 December 2009
Barely two hours after the voting for Bolivia’s president had ended last Sunday, Movement towards Socialism (MAS) supporters began to fill Plaza Murillo, the heart of the capital of La Paz.

Right wing violence is shaking Bolivia

16 September 2008
Masked groups of young men smash their way into government offices, burning documents and destroying everything they can find.

Rejecting the right in Bolivia

19 August 2008
It is impossible to visit Bolivia and not be marked by the heady atmosphere of solidarity and popular political engagement. These elements continue to dominate the mass of the oppressed majority.

Fight for Bolivia’s future lies behind referendum

06 May 2008
Bolivia is at a crossroads once again. A referendum last weekend on increased autonomy for the country’s largest state had one clear purpose – to undermine the democratically elected government of Evo Morales.

Break up of Bolivia planned by bosses

17 December 2007
Ever since Evo Morales was elected to the presidency of Bolivia in late 2005, the country has lived through permanent tensions. It was only to be expected.

Rich try to sabotage Bolivia’s government

18 September 2007
Thousands of poor farmers and indigenous activists marched through the Bolivian city of Sucre last week in support of constitutional changes proposed by President Evo Morales.

Bolivia: Cochabamba protests against governor continue

27 January 2007
There were angry scenes in Cochabamba last week after the left wing central government insisted that a right wing regional governor be allowed to return to the city.

Protesters take on the right in Cochabamba, Bolivia

20 January 2007
Cochabamba, Bolivia’s third largest city, has become the focus of the growing battle between supporters of left wing president Evo Morales and right wing governors who are demanding autonomy for key oil and gas producing regions.

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