By Bill Van Auken, 16 January 2019
Bolivia’s role in what amounted to an extra-judicial rendition is emblematic of the sharp rightward turn of what remains of Latin America’s “Pink Tide” governments.
By Cesar Uco, 8 January 2019
The doctors strike is an expression of the larger problem of pervasive poverty in Bolivia and the continuing turn by the MAS government to the right.
By Cesar Uco, 11 December 2018
The court’s decision backed Morales’s bid to override a 2016 referendum in which 51.3 percent of the voters rejected the Bolivian president’s bid for another term.
By Tomas Rodriguez, 1 February 2018
The stunning rise in profits generated by the financial sector under the Morales government stands in stark contrast to the conditions confronting the masses of Bolivians.
Lessons from the Pink Tide period
By Eric London, 27 July 2017
Jacobin magazine’s spring edition, titled By Taking Power, addresses “both the accomplishments and the shortcomings” of Latin America’s Pink Tide.
By Rafael Azul, 15 December 2016
President Evo Morales promised drastic action, in part to distract from his own links to the airline.
By Neil Hardt, 24 February 2016
The “no” vote, which prevents Morales from running in 2019, took place in the midst of escalating social and geopolitical tensions in the impoverished Andean country.
By Bill Van Auken, 24 July 2015
Miners from the city of Potosí have besieged the capital to demand that the government of Evo Morales take measures to offset effects of the end of the raw materials boom.
By Bill Van Auken, 27 September 2011
The government of President Evo Morales carried out a bloody crackdown against a march by indigenous protesters against the building of a new highway through their lands.
By Luis Arce, 28 April 2011
Faced with the danger of the strike turning into a political confrontation with the government of President Evo Morales, the union leadership hurried to reach an agreement and bring the struggle to an end.
By Bill Van Auken, 15 April 2011
Thousands of Bolivian teachers, miners and other workers have carried out strikes and mass protests for more than a week in opposition to the government’s attempt to limit wage increases.
By Bill Van Auken, 22 February 2011
After five years in office, the government of Bolivia’s President Evo Morales faced a nationwide general strike last Friday amid a growing popular rebellion against rising food prices.
By Bill Van Auken, 8 December 2009
Bolivian President Evo Morales won re-election by a landslide Monday, though the results exposed the continuing division of the country between the impoverished, predominantly indigenous highlands and the wealthier lowland regions.
By Rafael Azul, 1 October 2008
The Bush administration has imposed fresh sanctions on Bolivia in retaliation for the decision of the country’s president Evo Morales to expel the US ambasssador and close down US programs in the country.
US ambassador an expert in partition
By Rafael Azul, 16 September 2008
The presidents of nine Latin American nations assembled in the Chilean capital of Santiago Monday for an emergency summit of the recently created Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) to deal with the crisis in Bolivia.