Reflections by comrade Fidel
The Bolivian Revolution and
I have thought that I would not have to write the following day and that I
could rather use part of the time to read and study, as I have often done. But,
the significant events of the past few weeks related to the world economy and
politics, and the developments in
At hours, I communicated with Dausá. I wanted to have details on the health of Evo and the other Bolivian leaders who are today in the
third day of a hunger strike. He woke up well although weaker from the lack of
food. Those accompanying him in the hunger strike are also enduring the
situation; they asked the ambassador for books on Marti, Che
Guevara and the Revolution. Today, our ambassador worked on the request and
sent them such books as ‘Marti’s Life and Work,’ ‘Socialism and Man in
It is a known fact that the electoral register was recognized by various international organizations, the OAS and the European Union included, which have no sympathies for the left. These used their specialized services to make analysis and determine that the electoral register was one of the most serious in the continent.
all that, authorities from the legislative assemblies in five of the nine
The MNR is the third political force. It is headed by Representative Mirtha Quevedo. It has a smaller number of members in the parliament who oppose the MAS.
Unidad Nacional is the other opposing force in the Bolivian Parliament.
Recently, after the constitutional referendum in January, a numerous Bolivian delegation visited our country in response to an invitation from our Party’s America Division. The delegation was made up by Carlos Both and Roberto Ruiz, both senators from PODEMOS; Cesar Navarro, a very positive man who follows Evo; Mario Justiniano, a representative from the MNR, who is critical of Evo; Hugo Moldiz, editor of the weekly La Época, an excellent writer and a very good friend of Cuba; and Guido Rivero, the executive secretary of the so-called Fundación Boliviana para la Democracia Multipartidista, which made the arrangements for the trip from March 11 through 15. They were looked after by the comrades from our Party’s International Relations Department.
has been precisely to promote unity and cooperation among all of the political
forces for the development of
Our people are contributing to his efforts with their experience in the areas of healthcare and education. Thousands of our compatriots are making their selfless contribution there.
Our physicians have offered 24,618,833 consultations and performed 35,390 general surgeries. They have saved 20,102 lives.
The number of patients who have had eye surgeries as part of Mission Miracle is 386,597; of these, 25,198 are Brazilian, 24,240 Argentinean, 17,008 Peruvians and 309 Paraguayan.
the same time, close to 5 thousand Bolivian youths are pursuing a Medical
is our modest contribution to the fraternal Bolivian people, the poorest and
most exploited in
Fidel Castro Ruz