Andrés Soliz Rada, ex-minister of Hydrocarbons in
The governmental team is split between defenders of indo-mestizos, who back national unity, and the indigenists whom, financed by NGOs, have handed over to the separatists of
Evo says that he loves the homeland, which is in contradiction with fundamentalist indigenism and separatism, which are impeding the consolidation of the national state and that have torn the social fabric, which have exacerbated ethnic and regional antagonisms, which have liquidated the republican institutions, instead of improving them, which have weakened national sovereignty and have undermined the basis of the democratic process, instead of deepening it.
The essential task of a president, in a country like ours, is to strengthen that which unites us and marginalise that which divides us. Something has been achieved in respect to granting, for example, a percentage of places in the Military College to well qualified indigenous high school graduates. What is needed now is to apply this policy to the
Textbooks should combine the love of
While avoid the fragmentation of
Evo’s campaign would strengthen if he dismissed those responsible for the notorious incidents of corruption, as have occurred, for example, with the Bolivian Administrator of Highways (ABC). Finally, Evo can't speak of "anti-imperialism" if he continues sending troops to Haiti, where Brazilian, Argentine, Chilean, Peruvian, Uruguayan and Bolivian soldiers, among others, do the dirty work of imperialism against the Haitian people, who continue to face reprisals for having been, in 1804, the first nation of slaves to conquer its freedom.
Translated by Sean Seymour Jones from Bolpress