ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Bolivia: What Next?

What Next? Evo Morales of the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) won the December 18 presidential election in Bolivia by a huge margin. Will he now go on to fulfil the demands of the social movements that backed him? These movements had demanded the convocation of a constituent assembly that would redefine the nation to ensure the autonomy and dignity of the indigenous peoples (60 per cent of the population according to the 2001 Census), the nationalisation of strategic resources and the redistribution of land, among other progressive reforms.

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