Indigenous Veto Power in Bolivia

  title={Indigenous Veto Power in Bolivia},
  author={Jessica M. Shaw},
  journal={Peace Review},
  pages={231 - 238}
  • J. Shaw
  • Published 3 April 2017
  • Political Science
  • Peace Review
December 6, 2009 was a day of significant political change in Bolivia as Evo Morales was elected the first Indigenous president of the nation. Morales’ vision included the implementation of liberal policies in order to reduce poverty and unemployment, promote Indigenous rights, and protect and preserve the environment. He fought to separate Bolivia from foreign influences and industries that had, for centuries, exercised economic and political control over the country. His visions signified a… 
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