[Marxism] Lula boasts of taking tough line on Bolivia petroissues; puts off settlement till after election

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Sep 24 17:02:38 MDT 2006


Marvin wrote:
>The right has been trying to drive a wedge in Lula's popular base by
>exploiting Brazilian nationalist sentiment against the expropriation of
>Petrobras assets and the prospect of higher gas prices, and Lula has
>evidently accomodated to it for electoral reasons, perhaps with Morales'
>blessing.

Well, that wouldn't come as a complete surprise. 





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