Category Archives: All About Evo

Quotable: Evo Morales on capitalism

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And now, a little something from Bolivia.

Yes, that’s right. Bolivia has crossing guards dressed as zebras (for the black-and-white striped crosswalks on the pavement, also called “zebras”, which all the drivers ignored, until now.) It’s a win-win-win solution for three problems: horrendous traffic, unemployment, and troubled … Continue reading

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CNN Latino journos called to testify in Bolivian defamation case

CNN Latino reporter Fernando del Rincón, one of two journalists from the network who are being required to testify in a case that has proved more embarrassing to the Chicken Noodle Network than to the president they were striving to … Continue reading

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May the Force be with you, Evo…

Oh my. What have we here? A trailer for a new science-fiction blockbuster? But of course: And here’s the story, courtesy Aporrea: “Bolivian Wars: The ‘Yes’ Awakens” is the title of the video published by the Facebook page, Sí Bolivia, … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Photo du soir

Three fabulous presidents, three fabulous ponchos. El Ecuadorable, Evo and Madurito put on the red stripes — a traditional Aymara color scheme reserved for weddings and wars — to jointly announce that they would be fighting climate change and defending … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Evo dances!

Hey ladies, check it out: Evo is most definitely NOT all work and no play. He’s a fun boy: The “neck dance” of the president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, a peculiar rhythmic movement which the leader made famous in the … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Fidel’s birthday surprise

Oh, that crazy old barbudo. Look what he and Madurito got up to: Yup, they called on Evo while he was in Havana. Here’s the story, via Cubadebate: Cuban leader Fidel Castro, and the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, surprised … Continue reading

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Q. What kind of “socialist” meets with right-wing putschists?

A. A Spanish one who used to be prime minister, once upon a time: That’s Felipe González, right of centre, plus a whole lotta unsavory Venezuelans. None of whom, incidentally, are socialists themselves. Not even in name only, as Felipillo … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Evo blings out

Oh, that Evo. He sure knows how to wear bold patterns, bright colors, and lots of golden bling. And why not? He’s got kind of an important occasion to dress up for here: Yesterday, Bolivian presdent Evo Morales reaffirmed the … Continue reading

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OMG I WANT THIS SO MUCH WHERE DO I GET ONE…

Ahem. Sorry for the ALL FUCKING CAPS header, but really, can you blame me for wanting one of these? Hair parted down the middle, big smile, merry eyes, and the index finger pointing forward are some characteristics of “Evo Presidente”, … Continue reading

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