Bolivia's President Evo Morales explains that for him socialism means fighting against injustice and inequality and a desire for his people to live well: "Capitalism Has Only Hurt Latin America"
. Morales and Venezuela's Chavez envision a "great fatherland", a united South America modeled after the EU, "with a currency like the euro, one that's worth more than the dollar."
By the way, Fidel Castro has donated seven eye clinics and 20 hospitals to Bolivia, and Cuban doctors have performed free cataract operations for thousands of Bolivians; another few thousand Bolivians are attending medical school free of charge in Cuba. As anti-Americanism spreads, what have we been doing for Latin America?