Tag: Evo Morales

Evo Morales
Tuesday, November 18th 2014 - 11:19 UTC

Bolivia confident Mercosur incorporation process will be ironed out at the next summit

Brazil and Bolivia are waiting for the inaugurations of Rousseff and Morales before sending the protocol for congressional approval

Bolivia trusts that at the coming Mercosur summit in Argentina it can advance in solving the “technical-legal” difficulties that are delaying the country's full membership of the trade and political group. Allegedly one of the main differences rests in neighboring Paraguay and how it would accept Bolivia's incorporation.

Monday, October 20th 2014 - 08:46 UTC

Morales 'king' of Bolivia; his two thirds majority in congress open the way to reform the constitution

Bolivia's first indigenous president was re-elected for a third mandate with 61% support

President Evo Morales swept to a third term with 61% of the vote, electoral officials said in confirming the result. The October 12 balloting was a massive vote of support and a strong mandate to expand his reforms which will have a swift legislative discussion since Morales party obtained two thirds of the Legislative Assembly benches.

Tuesday, October 14th 2014 - 06:54 UTC

Morales pledges orthodox economic policies and respect for private property

“We will continue with the experience that we have had with the business sector. Private property will be respected, the constitution says so”, said Morales

Bolivian President Evo Morales, who easily won a third term in a weekend election, has said he will stick to his brand of pragmatic socialism, respecting private property while expanding the state's role in the economy.

Monday, October 13th 2014 - 06:32 UTC

The manager of orthodox economics dedicates landslide victory to Chavez and Fidel Castro

The first indigenous president of Bolivia managed over 60% of valid votes cast and victory in eight of nine regions

Evo Morales easily won an unprecedented third term as Bolivia’s president Sunday on the strength of the economic and political stability brought by his government, according to unofficial results.

Wednesday, September 24th 2014 - 06:32 UTC

Morales opens indigenous peoples conference in New York blasting capitalism

“These principles — the protection of life, land and peace — are constantly threatened by a system and a model: capitalism”, said Morales

Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president, inaugurated the first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples at the UN on Monday and said he is living proof that the community can “govern and not just vote.”

Saturday, July 12th 2014 - 10:13 UTC

CFK invites regional presidents to the official dinner for Russia's Putin

“They say that there is some Russian blood in every sixth Argentine. Many people from our country found their second home in Argentina” said Putin

President Cristina Fernandez, CFK, invited her peers from Bolivia, Uruguay and Venezuela, Evo Morales, Jose Mujica and Nicolas Maduro respectively to participate in a special dinner after her meeting with the Russian head of state, Vladimir Putin on Saturday.

Monday, June 16th 2014 - 05:52 UTC

G77 plus China summit confirms the close ties of Beijing with Latin America

Evo Morales hosted the meeting which convened representatives from 133 countries

The summit of G77 leaders plus China wrapped up Sunday with a call for an end to poverty by 2030, after a demand by Bolivia's President Evo Morales to eliminate the UN Security Council. It also marked the presence of Beijing which has become the leading trade partner of many Latam countries.

Monday, June 16th 2014 - 05:26 UTC

Bolivia honors visiting Ban Ki-moon with a coca leaves birthday cake

“The Bolivian people will never forget your visit,” Morales told Ban in front of hundreds gathered for the presentation of the cake

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon got an unusual treat for his 70th birthday when the president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, presented him with a cake made with coca leaves. The UN chief was in Santa Cruz, Bolivia for a meeting this weekend of the G77 group of countries to discuss measures for reducing poverty.

Tuesday, June 10th 2014 - 08:07 UTC

At least twenty world leaders will attend the World Cup; eleven the opening match in Sao Paulo

Dilma next to Ban Ki-moon and eleven other world leaders will be on Thursday at the opening ceremony

At least eleven heads of state and government have confirmed their attendance at the opening ceremony of the World Cup, next Thursday (12th), in São Paulo, and a total of 20 leaders will be watching World Cup matches.

Tuesday, May 27th 2014 - 08:16 UTC

UK company reaches compensation agreement with Bolivian government

 President Morales expropriated Rurelec's 50.01% stake in Guaracachi, Bolivia's largest power generation company in 2010

Bolivia has agreed to pay 31.7 million dollars to British electric utility Rurelec as compensation for the 2010 nationalization of its controlling stake in power producer Empresa Electrica Guaracachi, 10 million less than the amount determined by an arbitration tribunal, the Attorney General's Office said.

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