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30 April 2008
BOLIVIA IS awash with rumours about an impending right-wing coup against the elected government of president Evo Morales, writes Karl Debbaut.
23 January 2008
IN NOVEMBER and December last year Bolivia was on the brink of civil war. The right-wing opposition of the gas-rich eastern provinces had declared autonomy... By Karl Debbaut, Committee for a Workers' International (CWI)
7 June 2007
Still from video of UK protest outside the Bolivian embassy
1 February 2007
TWO WEEKS of intense mobilisations, protests, and street blockades calling for the resignation of right-wing departmental prefect (elected head of the regional administration), Manfred Reyes Villa, culminated in a popular ass...
7 December 2006
ON 27 NOVEMBER, several hundred protesters surrounded the entrance to Cochabamba's municipal building in what turned out to be a sharp clash with right-wing thugs and provocateurs and the Cochabamba police...
11 May 2006
The part-nationalisation of Bolivia's gas and oil industry by president Evo Morales, similar to Hugo Chávez's decree in Venezuela earlier this year, is another blow to the 'neo-liberal' agenda of big business and imperialism in Latin America...
23 June 2005
THE MASS protest movements against neo-liberal policies that swept Bolivia with strikes and demos have ousted president Carlos Mesa...
9 June 2005
Bolivian workers have been battling the vicious neo-liberal policies of their government backed by Western imperialism...
1 November 2003
A POWERFUL movement of workers, peasants and indigenous peoples - the poorest people in the poorest country of Latin America - has checked the neo-liberal plans of the Bolivian government and, on 17 October, forced President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada to resign and flee to Miami...
18 October 2003
FOR THE second time this year Bolivia's ruling class is facing a workers' and peasants' movement of insurrectionary proportions, writes Dave Carr.
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