The Bolivian working class and indigenous peoples must ensure their electoral victory doesn't end in class collaboration.
By Dave Stockton A wave of strikes and blockades, called by the trade union federation, COB, and an alliance of peasant and indigenous organisations has paralysed Bolivia for ten days after the Supreme Electoral Court, TSE, announced the cancellation of elections scheduled for September 6. The movement is backed by the Movement towards Socialism, MAS, […]
BOLIVIA’S first indigenous president, Evo Morales, and his Vice President, Alvaro García Linera, were overthrown in a coup, which culminated on 10 November 2019. Both resigned and fled into exile in Mexico. Their resignations followed mutinies in the police force and the Commander-in-Chief of the army, General Williams Kaliman, “suggesting” they resign. Deputy leader of […]
What began as a protest against alleged electoral irregularities in the Bolivian presidential election, fomented by the business and landowning elites, with semi-fascist street gangs as enforcers, has ended in a police and military coup d’etat, forcing the resignation of Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first elected indigenous president. He resigned after receiving an ultimatum from the head of the […]