According to La Razón daily,
Morales spoke about the media in a master lecture in
the University of La Plata’s Journalism and Social
Communication Faculty, where he received an honorary
There he noted that it is almost a
norm for the private media to respond to the
interests of the transnationals and the
"Just working together jointly, I am
convinced that we can liberate ourselves from media
which are pro-domination, generally in private hands,"
Morales confirmed that freedom of
expression is guaranteed in Bolivia and spoke of the
need for change in the media in order to guarantee
the process of change.
The Bolivian President’s lecture was
in the context of an open series on Toward a Social
Communication for the Emancipation of Latin America,
organized by the Faculty.
Morales also received honorary
degrees from the universities of Lanús and San
Morales expressed his wish for the
prompt recuperation of Argentine President Cristina
Fernández, who is recovering from surgery due to a
vascular cerebral lesion. "I just wanted to greet
her, give her much strength for a speedy recovery,
that is my great wish," said Morales.