VII. The Contemporary Period, 1945–2000 > D. Latin America, 1945–2000 > 2. South America, 1945–2000 > e. Bolivia
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(See 1945, May 10)
 
e. Bolivia
 
 
1946, July 21
 
Amid economic crisis caused by falling tin prices, Pres. Gualberto Villarroel was killed and his regime overthrown by rebellious workers, soldiers, and students. The provisional government was recognized by Argentina and the U.S.  1
 
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Delegates to the fourth annual meeting of the Union Federation of Mine Workers of Bolivia (FSTMB) signed a Trotskyist declaration that proclaimed their desire for revolution through an alliance with the National Revolutionary Movement (MNR) and the peasants.  2
 
 
 
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