A 15-year peacekeeping mission by the UN in Haiti that ended one year ago still has unanswered questions about how Latin American nations came to participate in the occupation against a small, unarmed and impoverished Caribbean nation.
The billionaire is leading the scramble for Bolivia’s lithium resources under a coup government.
Former president of Bolivia Evo Morales made an audio recording in which he called upon his supporters to form militias.
“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