The Movement to Socialism party is already enacting widespread changes to Bolivia in an attempt to undo the damage of one year of US-backed austerity and military rule.
Oliver Vargas traveled with Evo Morales as he made his triumphant return to Bolivia following his exile after last November’s US-backed coup.
The return of Evo Morales to Bolivia on Monday, November 9, one day after President Luis Arce’s inauguration, marked the formal end of last year’s U.S.-backed coup. What does his return mean for Bolivia, and for the world? Is he just a former president who the media will turn to periodically for comment? Is he yesterday’s news to his party? The