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  • Felipe Stuart Cournoyer. Luis Hernández Navarro interviews Bolivian Vice President Álvaro García Linera. Axis of Logic Exclusive. , Axis of Logic

    Introduction by Felipe Stuart Cournoyer Bolivia’s Vice President Álvaro García Linera brought a message of hope and anti-imperialist commitment to Mexico in the first week of February. Speaking to an overflow assembly of students and university personnel at Mexico City’s UNAM (National Autonomous University), he said that the government led... » read this article
  • SIMON ROMERO and SARA SHAHRIARI , New York Times

    Editor's Note: This is a rare article co-authored by Simon Romero, NYT's favorite counter-revolutionary writers in South America that we can "digest". It's an interesting report about& quinoa, a valuable Bolivian natural resource exploited by foreign countries. It also underscores the effect of malnutrition caused by capitalism, imperialism and the... » read this article
  • Martin Hart-Landsberg , Monthly Review

    Existing international economic institutions and relations operate in ways detrimental to third world development. That is why eight Latin American and Caribbean countries—led by Venezuela, Cuba, and Bolivia—are working to build the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA), a regional initiative designed to promote new, nonmarket-shaped structures and patterns of... » read this article
  • Federico Fuentes , Submitted by the Author

      Recent scenes of roadblocks, strikes and even the dynamiting of a vice-minister’s home in the Bolivian department (administrative district) of Potosi, reminiscent of the days of previous neoliberal governments, have left many asking themselves what is really going on in the “new” Bolivia of indigenous President Evo Morales. Since... » read this article
  • Margarita Lacabe (essay & translation); Mercedes Sosa (music video) , Vox Publica

    Editor's Note: Margarita Lacabe translated the lyrics of Mercedes Sosa's beautiful revolutionary song, "Juana Azurduy" from Spanish into English. Along with the music video republished below from her website, Margarita describes how she came to revisit the memory of Juana Azurduy, the significance of revolutionary women in Latin American history and the... » read this article
  • Laura Flanders interviews Oliver Stone and Tariq Ali , Grit TV. ABC

    Latin America has seen rapid changes over recent years, most significantly with the rise of left-leaning leaders who are willing to fight massive corporations and even stand up to the massive presence of the US in their countries.  Director Oliver Stone decided to go to Venezuela to meet Chavez for... » read this article
  • Raquel Maria Garcia Alvarez , Prensa Latina

    United Nations, May 7 (Prensa Latina) "The United States took preference tariffs from Bolivia and we are better off without them," Bolivian President Evo Morales asserted at the UN on Friday. "No more subjection, I do not fear US blackmailing, impositions or conditions," said Morales during a press conference at... » read this article
  • Emily Achtenberg , NACLA

    Proclaiming its lithium deposits to be a permanent reserve of the state, the Bolivian government last month authorized a new state company to undertake “the full chain of lithium production,” including “exploration, development, industrialization, and marketing.” At issue is the future of Bolivia’s vast Uyuni salt flats, the world’s largest... » read this article
  • Andres Schipani and John Vidal , The Guardian.uk

    Rafael Quispe is gearing up for his trip. He packs a small leather bag, puts on his black poncho, an alpaca scarf sporting the rainbow-coloured, chequered Andean indigenous flag and his black hat. "This will be an important gathering, a very important gathering. It is about saving our Mother Earth,... » read this article
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