[Marxism] Evo Morales condemns attempt to avert MAS win in Bolivia

Walter Lippmann walterlx at earthlink.net
Sat Oct 1 13:01:58 MDT 2005

Havana. September 29, 2005

Evo Morales condemns attempt to avert MAS win in Bolivia

PARIS, September 28.—Evo Morales, leader of the Bolivian Movement
Toward Socialism (MAS), today exposed in Paris how the Constitutional
Court (TC) of his country is trying to postpone the December
elections with the involvement of foreign elements which he
identified as the White House, DPA reports.

In a press conference at the French National Assembly, the indigenous
leader exposed attempts to put off the elections at a point when the
MAS is the favorite candidate, in response to the demands of foreign
agents who are utilizing the national oligarchies from Santa Cruz.

During the press conference Morales attacked the neoliberal model and
once again defended the nationalization of the country’s natural

"It is not the social groups, it is not the indigenous movement that
are challenging the country or destabilizing it. It is the state
institutions, the Constitutional Court and behind them are the
transnationals, the U.S. embassy, which wants to avert any triumph of
the indigenous movement," he stressed.

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