Bolivian Coup Comes Less than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm’s Lithium Deal – Centre for Research on Globalization

Bolivian Coup Comes Less than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm’s Lithium Deal – Centre for Research on Globalization

The Sunday military coup in Bolivia has put in place a government which appears likely to reverse a decision by just-resigned President Evo Morales to cancel an agreement with a German company for developing lithium deposits in the Latin American country for batteries like those in electric cars.

“Bolivia’s lithium belongs to the Bolivian people,” tweeted Washington Monthly contributor David Atkins. “Not to multinational corporate cabals.”

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