The political fault lines behind the attempted coup in Bolivia

For several hours on Wednesday, the central square in Bolivia’s capital La Paz was overtaken by a rogue general and armored vehicles trying to ram the government palace. Within hours, the coup attempt had been quelled by Bolivia’s President Luis Arce but the political and economic tensions that underlie it remain. Host Marco Werman explores them and their inevitable link back to former Bolivia’s former President Evo Morales with Michael Paarlberg, professor of Latin American politics at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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