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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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