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Bolivia, Evo Morales and the Transformation of a nation

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Public meeting on the future of Bolivia against the backdrop of ever growing hostility from the Trump US Government

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Manuel Bueno, Bolivian trade unionist

Georgia Platman, former Telesur English Journalist

Dan Carden MP, Shadow International Development Secretary

With the Trump administration’s interventionist agenda in Latin America, there is growing concern that Bolivia is now in its sights too.

Bolivia goes to the polls in October to elect its President and Evo Morales is seeking re-election.

President Morales has acted to recover Bolivia’s wealth, including its oil and gas industries, from foreign corporations, gaining over $30 billion in 10 years to invest in development, compared to the $2.5bn in the previous decade of neoliberal policies. Leading the way in Latin America, the economy grew by 4.4 percent in 2018, according to the UN.

Extreme poverty has been cut from nearly 40 to 17 percent,. No other government in Bolivia's history has done more to restore the dignity to the majority indigenous population, including the recovery of land illegally appropriated by large landowners. And Bolivia is now a leading voice for international justice and action to tackle climate change.

As the potential for US intervention grows ahead of the election, this meeting will stand up for Bolivia’s right to determine its own future.

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