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International round up: Coronavirus worldwide

International round up: Coronavirus worldwide The total number of Covid-19 cases worldwide has now exceeded 120 million, with more than 2,670,000 dead.

Win for left in Bolivian vote

Win for left in Bolivian vote After almost a year of an unelected right wing government backed by the US, the people of Bolivia have voted to remove the coup regime.

Governments’ failures mean coronavirus accelerates across the world

Governments’ failures mean coronavirus accelerates across the world The World Health Organisation recorded the highest daily number of new cases globally on Saturday. 

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

05 February 2019
How the Pink Tide ebbed and what can be done to stop the reactionaries

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

30 March 2016
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

14 October 2014
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.

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