On Monday, May 16th a new wave of mobilisations of Bolivian workers and peasants broke out, which is increasingly raising the question of power once again. The Bolivian masses are revealing an unprecedented level of revolutionary determination to see the struggle through to the end.
On Tuesday, May 31 a series of marches and demonstrations with people
numbering in the tens of thousands surrounded the Bolivian Parliament.
On the third week of protests, demonstrations and roadblocks, as many
as 100,000 workers, miners, peasants, the people of El Alto, and
teachers, etc. vented their anger in central La Paz.
The revolutionary crisis that has gripped Bolivia for the last three
weeks has reached new heights. Last week ended with the parliament
unable to start its sessions, torn apart by the class war that divides
the country. The revolutionary movement of workers and peasants has
increased in strength, its national spread has broadened and it has
radicalised its political positions, now clearly challenging bourgeois
The Bolivian revolution is an inspiration to the workers and youth of
the whole world. In the last few days it has reached a decisive stage.
The masses have risen. Power has passed to the streets. However, the
time for making revolutionary speeches is over. It is necessary to pass
from words to deeds.
We wish to express to our Bolivian brothers and sisters that their courageous stand is a source of great inspiration to the workers, peasants, students and youth of the world. Therefore we are appealing to all our readers to send a clear message of support to the Bolivian people. Raise the question of the Bolivian Revolution in your trade union branch, party branch, local associations, etc., get resolutions of support passed and send them on to us at . We will publish them on our website and forward them to Bolivia. The workers and peasants of Bolivia must be made aware of the fact that the workers of the world support them.