Santa Cruz ‘civics’ end strike in Bolivia but warn that “struggle must continue”

Pro Santa Cruz Civic Committee chairman Rómulo Calvo announced the suspension of the indefinite strike to demand the repeal of the Bolivian government's illegal profits law, but warned that "the struggle must continue."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday night, the Bolivian government enacted the law repealing the regulation against illegal profits, which triggered unrest and protests in several parts of the Andean nation.

"We have achieved this victory of the people, (but) it is only a battle, the struggle must continue," strike leader Calvo said at a press conference, while stressing that the strike has been "an instrument of struggle" and that "the resistance to totalitarianism must continue with this and other means."

"We lift the indefinite strike from this moment on and we declare ourselves in emergency and permanent mobilization," he . . .

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