Right-wing opposition to left-leaning Bolivian president, Evo Morales,
and his governing party, Movement towards Socialism (MAS), has increased
dramatically in the last week as potential conflicts that have been
brewing for months have recently come to a boil.
"The Spanish, the North Americans, the Europeans looted the tin, the
silver and the natural resources. We should recognise that in 1937,
under the leadership of the armed forces, petroleum was nationalised for
the first time, the second nationalisation was carried out in 1969 with
the intellectual Marcelo Quitoga...