Bolivia

Advance the Struggle to Defeat the Coup in Bolivia!

In Bolivia, a coup took place that forced the resignation of the president Evo Morales and established the Senator Jeanine Áñez as interim president, relying on the Armed Forces. Currently, the strong popular resistance against the coup continues, responded by a harsh repression. In this frame, Evo Morales, exiled...

Evo Morales exiled in Mexico

President López Obrador remarked that he was the one “who gave instructions to offer political asylum” to former Bolivian President Evo Morales. And highlighted that he is proud to head a government that concedes such a right. During a press conference last Tuesday morning he said that his government...

Defeat the Media Luna Far-Right Offensive!

Bolivia is experiencing moments of enormous tension under the violent and large-scale action of right-wing armed groups. They are the so-called Civic Committees of the four departments that compose Media Luna (Santa Cruz, Tarija, Beni and Pando) and the Cruceñista Youth Union. International Workers League Statement September 2008   These groups took the...

The 1952 Bolivian Revolution

Introduction  Between April 9 and 11 of 1952, the Bolivian people, led by the miners (the country's main industry) rose against the military junta which had been formed to prevent the Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario (MNR, a nationalist bourgeois party that had won the elections) from taking office. By Alicia Sagra (First published...

Down With the Coup in Bolivia! Organize the Resistance to Defeat the Coup! For Free Elections!

IWL Statement on the Political Crisis in Bolivia 1- A counterrevolutionary coup in Bolivia, led by opposition leader Luis Fernando Camacho, the Armed Forces, and the police, was manipulatively carried out using a popular mobilization, in its progressive onset, against the electoral fraud by Evo Morales. What is happening in Bolivia...

No to Evo! No to right-wing opposition!

Let’s drive a workers’, peasants’ and youth plan of struggle!     The MAS government decided to hold the referendum for modification of the Political Constitution of the State on February 21st, 2016. The goal is to pass the re-election of the President and Vice-President for two consecutive periods, and so...

The pact between the workers’ leadership and the government against the workers

The COB and the FSTMB must stop their servile collaboration with the government and regain working class independence. The 1st of May is expressing the situation of lack of protection for the workers regarding their leadership. The workers can neither speak out nor have an organization that defend their...

The Pando murders

During the recent events in the Pando department, the most violent ultra right attacks on pro- government peasants took place. Twenty-eight murders have already been proved and forty-five people are missing, about whom nobody knows whether they have also been killed or if they managed to escape from the...

The real role of Unasur

Created this year, the Unasur (Union of South American Nations) has just had its baptism of fire at the meeting of presidents of the member countries, including Evo Morales. It was held in Chile when the recent Bolivian crisis was in full blaze. A very noticeable even of this meeting,...

What is fascism and how to fight it off

In the last few decades it has become popular on the world left do dub "fascist" every reactionary right wing  movement, government of policy that promotes repressive policies against mass movements. Thus, from Bush and his policies to numerous organisations and governments all over the world are regarded as...

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