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And now to the coup underway in Bolivia

Fresh off their denunciations of Russia for recognizing South Ossetia and Abkhazia’s wish to free themselves from being bombed in the middle of the night by their Georgian neighbors for no reason whatsoever, the people at the State Department have apparently given the go-ahead to their man in La Paz, Philip Goldberg, to crack Bolivia wide open.

Goldberg has just been declared Persona Non Grata by the Bolivian government.

Since the BBC and its fellow major media outlets are too mystified by the fascist violence taking place in Bolivia right now to explain its connection to Goldberg’s finally being tossed out of the country, Machetera brings you this report straight from Bolpress.  Don’t say she never brings you any breaking news.

The Bolivian Government Declares the U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg Persona Non Grata


Translation: Machetera

Today, President Evo Morales declared the U.S. Ambassador to Bolivia, Philip Goldberg, “persona non grata,” accusing him of financing the civic coup by the extreme right which took place on Tuesday in Santa Cruz.

Morales has repeatedly denounced the U.S. government for advising seditious groups in the eastern part of the country.  In recent days he revealed that certain employees of the Embassy were financing the landowners’ demonstrations and road blockages. Continue reading