Orlando Gutiérrez, the Bolivian militant trade union leader, has been murdered by a fascist gang in Bolivia. He gave his life to the struggle for democracy, workers’ rights, and socialism. Orlando will not be forgotten. And fascism will not win.
Olivia Arigho-Stiles is a PhD candidate researching twentieth-century indigenous movements in Bolivia. She is a contributing editor of Alborada.
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