As the next Bolivian election approaches, we cannot forget about Bolivian growth and the improvement of life under the Bolivian socialist experience. This thread will detail the experience, dividing it in 4 topics about the Plurinational.
It was through violent revolt, through the people's revolution. A fight of the Bolivian socialists and communists, the Bolivian people, fighting against imperialism that lead to the death of 100+ people, fighting for water and gas.
The decision to nationalize Bolivia's oil and gas sector on May 1, 2006, has generated $31.5 billion for the public coffers over the past decade, the CEO of state energy company YPFB said Friday.https://www.efe.com/efe/english/business/ypfb-bolivia-s-oil-and-gas-nationalization-generated-31-5-bn-over-a-decade/50000265-2898302
The nation's GDP increased by nearly 4.4% this year and even the IMF admits Bolivia has, 'one of the highest rates in the region.'https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Bolivia-Leads-Latin-America-in-Economic-Growth-UN-Report-20181226-0013.html
Under the Morales administration, Indigenous healthcare beliefs and practices stepped out from long shadows cast by colonialism and racism. Those achievements are now under threat.https://nacla.org/news/2019/12/19/bolivia-plurinational-healthcare-revolution-evo-morales
“Morales appears to have been heading toward a first-round victory prior to the interruption of the preliminary count. The results once the count resumed are in line with the prior trend.”https://theglobepost.com/2020/02/27/mit-no-evidence-of-fraud-bolivia-election/
With tensions running high following Morales' resignation last Sunday, demonstrators have taken to the streets to decry the nation's interim president, Jeanine Añez.https://www.npr.org/2019/11/16/780118421/8-killed-in-bolivia-as-protesters-call-for-return-of-ousted-president-evo-morale
Bolivia is the latest in a long line of thriving democracies destroyed as U.S. institutions cheer and lend support.https://theintercept.com/2020/07/23/the-u-s-supported-coup-in-bolivia-continues-to-produce-repression-and-tyranny-while-revealing-how-u-s-media-propaganda-works/
The electoral colleges opened at 8h00 local time in Bolivia, where over 7.3 million people will elect the country's highest authorities.https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Bolivia-Leftist-Candidate-Luis-Arce-Goes-to-the-Polls-to-Cast-His-Vote-20201018-0004.html