“The time for military coups, in Latin America or elsewhere, is over,” stated the congressman.
The overthrow of the elected leader cannot be understood without a glance at the nation’s massive reserves of this crucial mineral.
An excerpt of Benjamin Dangl’s the new book, The Five Hundred Year Rebellion: Indigenous Movements and the Decolonization of History in Bolivia
In Unwanted People, historian Aviva Chomsky’s essays explore the roots of this violent history.
“From the Maya of Mexico to the Mapuche of Chile, indigenous communities are still resisting.”
And who is caught between an economy reliant on oil revenues and a sanctions regime designed to create suffering? The people caught in the squeeze of factors beyond their control.