Bolivia: A very Latin American Coup

FACT. What just happened in Bolivia is a coup d’ etat if we consider the dictionary definiton which is “the sudden, violent overthrow of an existing government by a small group. The chief prerequisite for a coup is control of all or part of the armed forces, the police, and other military elements.  “ It

Italian anarchists on the extradition of Cesare Battisti

The former armed strugglist, active in the 1970s as part of an autonomist Marxist cell, was recently captured and flown to Italy from Bolivia after 38 years on the run. Battisti originally fled to France in 1981 having been sentenced to 12 years for membership in the banned Armed Proletarians for Communism group and, controversially,