Category Archives: Bolivia

Morales Declares ‘Total Independence’ from World Bank and IMF

July 22

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has been highlighting his government’s independence from international money lending organizations and their detrimental impact the nation.

“A day like today in 1944 ended Bretton Woods Economic Conference (USA), in which the IMF and WB were established,” Morales tweeted. “These organizations dictated the economic fate of Bolivia and the world. Today we can say that we have total independence of them.”

Evo Morales: Our democratic cultural revolution created a new foundation for the country

On December 18, Bolivian President Evo Mo­rales stated that the struggle begun 11 years ago, by social movements and the people, created a new foundation for the country, and has seen Bolivia recover its natural resources and strategic entities nationalized.

Bolivia opens ‘anti-imperialist’ military school to counter US foreign policies

Bolivia’s president Evo Morales has opened a new “anti-imperialist” military academy to counter US policies and military influence in Latin America.

“If the empire teaches domination of the world from its military schools, we will learn from this school to free ourselves from imperial oppression,” the country’s first indigenous president said at an inauguration ceremony on Wednesday.

Bolivian miners lift roadblock after deputy minister beaten to death

By Daniel Ramos | LA PAZ

Protesting Bolivian miners on Friday abandoned a roadblock where a day earlier they kidnapped a government deputy minister, who was later found beaten to death.

Venezuela | Bolivia Will Denounce US Bases in Region at UN Security Council

The second summit of leaders from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean Nations declared the region a zone of peace.

Bolivian President Evo Morales said Thursday he will raise the issue of U.S. military bases in Latin America at the United Nations Security Council after his country was recently elected to occupy one of the non-permanent seats.