Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Real News Video: Bolivia crisis worsens as emergency summit is held

Forrest Hylton: US is being shut out as South American regional body tries to solve crisis on its own

"The ongoing conflict in Bolivia saw at least 30 people killed on the weekend, as the opposition clashed with governement forces. The opposition headed by wealthy landowners have vowed to make Bolivia ungovernable. Martial law was declared on Saturday in the province of Pando. Vice President Alvaro Garcia held meetings with the opposition in La Paz, whilst President Morales is attending an emergency UNASUR (Union of South American Nations) summit in Chile."

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