Category: Bolivia

Richard Fidler: Bolivia to Host 2015 Meeting of Social Movements to Fight Climate Change

In wake of UN’s COP20 Failure, ALBA Summit Backs Proposal to Draft Alternative Plan

Alexander Beunder: Bolivian authoritarianism: not just a right-wing charge

Some see a renewed mobilization of the masses as the only way to return to the original goals of the process of change

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Serge Halimi: The Left’s Unsung Success Story

The mainstream media are reluctant to talk about leftwing Latin American governments’ success stories

Richard Fidler: Bolivia’s Evo Morales re-elected, but important challenges lie ahead

Last year was the first in many years in which more Bolivians returned to take up residence in the country than left to find work elsewhere

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Ben Dangl: Photo Essay: Thousands March in El Alto, Bolivia Demanding Justice for 2003 Gas War Massacre

Photo essay of the October 17th march, including the vast participation of the neighborhood councils and family members of Gas War victims

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Federico Fuentes: Evo Morales’ Victory Demonstrates How Much Bolivia Has Changed

Bolivians have once again overwhelmingly chosen to push forward with their process of change

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Joe Emersberger: Bolivia-Venezuela Comparisons Should be Very Helpful to Radical Chavistas

The Morales government has been more defiant of economic orthodoxy (i.e. more radical) than Venezuela’s in some important ways

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Atilio Boron: Why Did Evo Win?

The landslide victory of Evo Morales has a very simple explanation: he won because his government has been, without a doubt, the best in the troubled history of Bolivia

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Ben Dangl: Beyond Evo Morales’ Electoral Victory: A View from La Paz

On the car-less, sunny streets of La Paz on election day, the enthusiasm for the government was palpable

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Ben Dangl: Why Evo Morales Will Likely Win Upcoming Elections in Bolivia

Overall, it is the success of Morales’ party in bringing about positive change that will lead to electoral victory

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