The Coup in Bolivia: Lessons for our Movement Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity The US engineered another coup, this time Bolivia, and again our movement could not effectively counter pro-coup propaganda the US was selling to the public, let alone taking any action to stop it. There is an imperative need for much greater long-term … Continue reading The Coup in Bolivia: Lessons for our Movement
By W. T. Whitney Jr. Evidence talks: US Government Propelled Coup in Bolivia By W. T. Whitney Jr. A coup on November 10 removed the socialist government of Bolivian President Evo Morales. The U.S. government made preparations and orchestrated the final stages of the coup. It was in charge. In power for almost 14 years, … Continue reading Evidence talks: US Government Propelled Coup in Bolivia
The Disputed Presidential Election On October 20, Bolivians voted for their president and congress. Evo Morales, the first indigenous president in a country with the largest indigenous proportion in Latin America won. His main opponent, former president Carlos Mesa, was vastly preferred by Washington. The final vote had Morales with 47.1% and Mesa with 36.5%. … Continue reading No to the US Backed Military Coup in Bolivia! US Hands off Bolivia!
No to the coup in Bolivia! US Hands off Bolivia! Wednesday, November 13 4:30 – 6 PM Federal Plaza 219 S. Dearborn, Chicago A U.S.-backed military coup is being carried out in Bolivia right now. Rightwing forces within Bolivia Bolivia have mobilized to overthrow the progressive, indigenous, president of Bolivia, Evo Morales. Evo has consistently opposed … Continue reading Rally: No to the coup in Bolivia! US Hands off Bolivia!
Distinguished General Assembly of the United Nations Organization, a very respectful greeting to the President of this Assembly, a greeting also to all the heads of delegation who are in this hall sacred to international public law. I come in the name of the only Venezuela, the dignified Venezuela, the brave Venezuela, the one that … Continue reading English text of Venezuela Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez speech to the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2019
"Transnational companies control food, water, non-renewable resources, weapons, technology and our personal data. They intend to commercialize everything, to accumulate more capital. The world is being controlled by a global oligarchy, only a handful of billionaires define the political and economic destiny of humanity. 26 people have the same wealth as 3.8 billion people. That … Continue reading Bolivia President Evo Morales speech to the United Nations General Assembly, September 24, 2019
Dear friends, Dan Kovalik is available for more speaking engagements around the country. At present he will in New York the end of June, Arizona in mid-July and the Bay Area in mid-August. The cost to invite him is the transportation from the previous city, typically less than $75 or $100. His focus will be … Continue reading Dan Kovalik available to speak in your area on US Intervention in Venezuela and Latin America
ROAR published an article Can the Bolivarian revolution survive the Venezuelan crisis? containing the views of different professors, but with only two worth reading: Dario Azzellini’s and George Ciccariello-Maher’s. Of the others, Raul Zibechi appears to be the chosen faux left commentator committed to repeating US ruling class propaganda against Venezuela. Gabriel Hetland … Continue reading Defects of ROAR’s article “Can the Bolivarian revolution survive the Venezuelan crisis?”
The Nicaraguan crisis - A U.S. regime change operation Camilo Mejia was born in Nicaragua but moved to the US as an adolescent. Shortly after graduating from high school, after only two college semesters, he joined the U.S. Military and was eventually deployed to Iraq in 2003. After five months in active combat, including posts in Baghdad, … Continue reading Camilo Mejia: The Nicaraguan crisis – A U.S. regime change operation
Venezuela-ALBA News 11.2.2018: UN Condemns US Regime Change Blockade on Cuba; Bolton Escalates Threats against ALBA countries (Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela) KPFA’s Dennis Bernstein interviews Steve Ellner The Venezuelan economy is being crippled by the sanctions the US, Canada, European Union have imposed on it. Sanctions impose heavy burdens on ordinary Venezuelans who are just trying … Continue reading U.S. Regime Change in Latin America: Steve Ellner speaking on Venezuela Nov. 12-14, Camilo Mejia on Nicaragua Dec. 1-4