Bolivia: As Elections Near, US-Backed Interim Gov’t Mobilizes Military, Arrests Opposition Leaders

By Alan Macleod, -

Wednesday, January 22 marks the day that Jeanine Añez is set to stand down as “interim” President of Bolivia, beginning the process for fresh elections set for May 3. Añez came to power in [...]

Bolivia: MAS Presents Official Presidential Ticket

By Staff, -

"A running ticket to encompass Indigenous, social, and middle-class movements," commented teleSUR's correspondent Marco Teruggi. Bolivia's Movement Towards Socialism, headed by exiled President [...]

MAS Party Under Threat as Bolivia Moves Towards New Elections (Without Evo)

By Emily Achtenberg, Rebel Currents, NACLA -

As anthropologist Nicole Fabricant has argued, to defeat Bolivia’s ascendant right-wing forces—which will continue to be nourished and fortified by the Añez regime during the run-up to the [...]

Bolivia’s New Right-Wing Government Intensifies Crackdown On Journalists, Doctors

By Alan Macleod, -

The U.S.-backed right-wing coup government of Jeanine Añez continues its moves against media and other dissenting voices. The latest victim of the crackdown was Marcelo Hurtado, president of [...]

Bolivia: The CIA Is Already Weaving The Plot For Fraud

By Hector Bernardo, -

Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced that new presidential elections will be held on May 3, 2020. In the current conditions, the elections only seem to have the intention to [...]

Bolivian Electoral Court Rejects Attempt To Annul Evo Morales’ Party From Participating In Elections

By Staff, La Jornada, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

The president of Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Court, Salvador Romero, has announced he is going to call for general elections before next Monday, January 6th reported local newspaper La Razon. [...]

Left-wing MAS Leads Voting Intentions In Bolivia

By Staff, Pagina 12, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Andronico Rodriguez, member of the Movement to Socialism party (MAS) and considered by many the political heir of ousted president Evo Morales) and right-wing ex-president Carlos Mesa are leading [...]

Che Guevara’s Legacy In Bolivia Today

By Al R Suarez, Popular Resistance -

This article examines the history of Che Guevara in Bolivia and lessons learned from his experience. Many are questioning now what are the tactics that should be used by the Left in Latin [...]

Persecution Of Evo’s Main Ministers In Bolivia

By Graciela Ramírez, -

In the morning of Friday, December 20, the media in Bolivia highlighted the attack on the house of Juan Ramón Quintana, a Minister in the administration of Evo Morales, until the coup d’état. It [...]

The Coup In Bolivia: Lessons For Our Movement

By Stansfield Smith, -

The US engineered another coup, this time Bolivia, and again our movement could not effectively counter pro-coup propaganda the US was selling to the public, let alone taking any action to stop [...]

Bolivia’s Free Territory Of Chapare Has Ousted The Coup Regime And Is Bracing For A Bloody Re-Invasion

By Ollie Vargas, -

Cochabamba, Bolivia — Known as Bolivia’s Chapare region, the Tropico of Cochabamba is a sanctuary for elected President Evo Morales’ most dedicated base of support. Since the November 10 coup, it [...]

Bolivia’s MAS Leader: “Our Advantage Is Not To Be Afraid Of Death In Defense Of The Country”

By Orinoco Tribune. -

The arrival of Evo Morales to Argentina was accompanied by a massive arrival of leaders of his party, the Movement to Socialism (MAS), to meet with him and outline the policy to face the coup in [...]

Media, Human Rights Groups Silent Over Politically-Motivated Murder Of Journalist In Bolivia

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News -

Argentinian journalist Sebastian Moro was found unconscious, left for dead, covered in bruises, scratches and other signs of violence on November 10. Moro was wearing a vest identifying him as [...]

Bolivia’s New US-Backed Interim Gov’t Wastes No Time Privatizing Economy

By Alan Macleod, -

It has been barely one month since the administration of Jeanine Añez seized power in a military coup in Bolivia, but it has wasted no time in attempting to transform the economy and society. Its [...]

Fascist Bolivian Coup Leader Fails In DC Charm Offensive

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone -

On Red Lines, Anya Parampil covers the obliteration of Bolivian coup leader Luis Fernando Camacho's big event in Washington, where he was auditioning for US support at the Inter-American Dialogue [...]