1 Article by: Luis Arce

Luis Arce is a former minister of the economy (2006–2019) in the government of Evo Morales and presidential candidate for the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) in the upcoming elections in Bolivia.

Bolivian Socialist Presidential Candidate: Last November’s Coup Was About Plundering Bolivia’s Resources

Massive protests last month forced Bolivia’s postcoup government to pledge that elections will take place on October 18. But Luis Arce, presidential candidate for Evo Morales’s MAS party, told Jacobin that democracy is still in danger, with powerful private interests standing to gain from the continuation of the current regime.