Bolivia: People Power Prevails Over US-Backed Coup

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Last October, following the re-election of indigenous president Evo Morales in Bolivia, the United States backed a coup that successfully forced him out of power. The coup regime reversed many of the gains made under Morales and waged violent and austerity policies against the people. A new presidential election was held this past weekend largely because of massive popular mobilizations over the summer that demanded them. I speak with Camila Escalante of Telesur English and Kawsachun News about the coup, the protests and the recent election.

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Guest:

Camila Escalante is a TV news producer and presenter for Telesur English and works with Kawsachun News in Bolivia.