[Marxism] two items on solidarity with Bolivia

Fred Fuentes fred.fuentes at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 21:07:21 MST 2007


*Morales adviser faces right-wing attacks
*
*Federico Fuentes, to be published in the next issue of Green Left Weekly
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/>
*
Walter Chavez, an adviser to Bolivian president Evo Morales, has found
himself in the centre of a well-orchestrated corporate media campaign aimed
at delegitimising the Morales government internationally by linking it to
"terrorist" groups. This accusation comes only a week after attempts by the
Spanish media to link Morales's party – the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS)
- with the Basque separatist group ETA.

The campaign was initiated by the right-wing parties in Bolivia, which first
raised concerns of Chavez's supposed links to a guerrilla group in Peru.
This attack was echoed across the globe as Bolivian and international media
outlets spread the false allegation. Within a day, the Peruvian government
came out publicly to demand Chavez's extradition on charges of terrorism,
and issued an international arrest warrant... read the rest as well as sign
letter of support at
http://boliviarising.blogspot.com/2007/02/letter-of-solidarity-with-walter-chavez.html


*Goni case - next steps *

Letter published at Bolivian Solidarity
Network<http://www.boliviasolidarity.org/>,
January 30, 2007

 As Goni and other ministers sheltering in the US are declared "rebeldes"
what are the next steps needed to secure justice for the families of October
2003?

 Last week, the Bolivian Supreme Court declared Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada,
Carlos Sanchez Berzain, and Jorge Berindoague "rebeldes." All three men
currently live in the U.S... read the rest of the article and sign a letter
of support at
http://boliviarising.blogspot.com/2007/02/goni-case-next-steps-letter-published.html



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