[Marxism] 30, 000 in Bolivia rally to support people's presidency against sea of troubles
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Sat Oct 14 18:32:06 MDT 2006
Granma International - Oct 13, 2006
Huge demonstration in Bolivia reaffirms people's support for Evo Morales
LA PAZ, October 12.--Thousands of indigenous people and campesinos came
together today in La Paz, seat of the Bolivian executive, for a huge
demonstration that turned into a show of support for President Evo
Morales, whose government is facing rumors of a coup d'état.
"With or without Evo Morales this cultural democratic revolution is
going ahead, nobody is going to stop the change in Bolivia, sisters and
brothers," the leader affirmed.
The DPA agency said that close to 30,000 people, holding up flags from
Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador and other nations, came together in the
Plaza de los Héroes in central La Paz.
"They will try to offend, humiliate and stop us," added Morales, and
stressed that "nobody is going to stop the Constituent Assembly; nobody
is going to stop the recovery and nationalization of our natural
AFP reported that the Bolivian president praised the literacy programs
that are reaching 250,000 people in his country, and Operation Miracle,
a project consisting of free surgical treatment by Cuban doctors for
poor patients with visual disorders.
(Translated by English dept, Granma International)
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