REGISTER ON DOOR - Solidarity with Bolivia : Yes to Social Progress !

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Unite The Union

128 Theobalds Road

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WC1X 8TN

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Stand up to US intervention in Bolivia in the run up to October's election.

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Rally & short films with: Manuel Bueno, Bolivian trade unionist, Gabriel Mocho Rodriguez, Civil Aviation & Tourism Services Secretary International Transport Workers’ Federation, Christine Blower, former NUT General Secretary, Marcus Barnett, Young Labour International Officer, Georgia Platman, former 'Telesur English' journalist, plus more special guests & Bolivian community speakers to be announced!

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- be there!

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128 Theobalds Road

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