Getting to grips with the Bolivian Revolution.
Oscar Olivera is one of the most renowned trade unionists in Latin America. His life is constantly under threat from the death squads organised by both the government and multi-nationals with concerns in Bolivia. Here we publish a letter from his sister, Marcela and a statement about Oscar’s current situation.
U.S. citizens living in Bolivia,have prepared a letter to U.S. Ambassador in Bolivia, David Greenlee, and U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere, Roger Noriega, calling on the U.S. government to recognize and respect Bolivian’s right to determine its own destiny without outside interference.
LA PAZ, Bolivia – Embattled President President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada will resign after weeks of deadly street riots triggered by a government plan to export natural gas, a close presidential ally said Friday.
Working Class Revolt in Bolivia
By FORREST HYLTON