Mexico and the british imperialism

Mexico and the british imperialismWhat follows is a set of materials related with the current events in Bolivia. In the first place, there is an article written by Leon Trotsky in 1938m after the nationalisation of oil carried out by the Lazaro Cardenas administration. In this material he...

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...

For an international Campaign for the nationalisation

For an international Campaign for the nationalisation without indemnity of Hydrocarbons in Latin America.(We are now publishing the resolutions of the proposal to the Continental Encounter in La Paz in August 2005)   9. With this in mind we propose that the Continental Encounter of La Paz should resolve to...

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...

Constituent Assembly

The Constituent Assembly is placed in the centre of the political debate in Bolivia mainly for two reasons. The first one is because of national sovereignty and the democratic character of the main demands of the people (property of natural resources m property of land, rights or the native...

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...

Marxist position with respect to the national issue

The "national issue" is one of the centres of the current Bolivian situation. It is here that it is necessary, in the first place, to make clear difference the two claims of "autonomy" that are confronting each other. This demand of the native Aimara, Quechua and Tupi-Guarani is absolutely just...

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’s troops in Haiti: What a symbol!

Some left trends regard the Evo Morales administration as part of the Latin American "anti imperialist field" in a fierce combat against imperialism, especially the American one, together with Chavez, Fidel Castro and others. It is obvious that Evo's administration differs from the ones headed by direct agents of...

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...

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