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September 20, 2008

Reactionary Rampage: The Paramilitary Massacre in Bolivia

By Sean Fenley

Bolivian President Evo Morales' expulsion of US Ambassador Phillip Goldberg on September 10 for alleged coup plotting sparked the latest diplomatic crisis in the Americas. But the diplomatic fallout has overshadowed the internal dynamics that led to the massacre of some 30 campesinos with perhaps as many as 40 more disappeared in El Porvenir, Pando, near Bolivia's northeastern border with Brazil.

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Bolivian President Evo Morales' expulsion of US Ambassador Phillip Goldberg on September 10 for alleged coup plotting sparked the latest diplomatic crisis in the Americas. But the diplomatic fallout has overshadowed the internal dynamics that led to the massacre of some 30 campesinos with perhaps as many as 40 more disappeared in El Porvenir, Pando, near Bolivia's northeastern border with Brazil.



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Sean Fenley is an independent progressive, blogger, and aspiring writer.

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