Arce-Castillo Socialist Alliance For South America, Part II

By Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Popular Resistance. -

Arce in Bolivia and Castillo in Peru face some similar challenges: paralyzed economies, the exhaustion of some sources of income such as natural gas and the emergence of others (e.g. lithium); [...]

Arce-Castillo Socialist Alliance For South America, Part I

By Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Popular Resistance. -

On July 28, 2021, Pedro Castillo, son of illiterate Andean peasants will be inaugurated as President of Peru, celebrating the victory of his socialist party Perú Libre in the elections of June. [...]

14-Day Global Campaign Demands Justice For Victims Of Bolivia Coup

By Pablo Navarrete, The Canary. -

On 10 November 2019, the democratically elected government of Evo Morales in Bolivia was overthrown by a US-government supported military coup. The coup regime, also supported by the UK and [...]

The Regressive Economic Policies Of Bolivia’s Coup Government

By Jake Johnston, Joe Sammut, Mark Weisbrot, and Miguel Carvalho, Center For Economic and Policy Research. -

This paper looks at the economy of Bolivia during the de facto government that took power following a military coup in November of 2019 and that ruled for one year. The coup overthrew a [...]

Bolivia Proposes To The UN To Urgently Convene An Earth Assembly

By ALBA CTP. -

During the Reunion with Mother Earth: Global reflections for the defense of Pachamama, the Plurinational State of Bolivia assumed the commitment to lead, in coordination with all the peoples of [...]

Despite US’ Dirty Tricks, Bolivia Is Finding A Way To Stay Independent

By Vijay Prashad, Peoples Dispatch. -

Sentiments in Bolivia for and against the coup d’etat of November 2019 are predictably along class lines. Those from more affluent sections felt that the socialist policies of the government of [...]

Western Media: Prosecuting Coup Leaders Is Worse Than Leading A Coup

By Joe Emersberger, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

One can imagine an editor of the London-based Guardian (3/17/21) shaking her head sadly as she typed the headline: “Cycle of Retribution Takes Bolivia’s Ex-President From Palace to Prison Cell.”  [...]

Former Interim President Jeanine Añez Arrested In Bolivia

By Sputnik News. -

The Bolivian government announced on Saturday the arrest of Jeanine Áñez, who will be prosecuted for the overthrow of Evo Morales in November 2019, in an action described by the former president [...]

Bolivia: Right Wing Threatens The Recovery Of Democracy

By Francisco Dominguez, Alba Granada North Africa. -

After a full year of racist and repressive horror perpetrated by a de facto government resulting from a coup, the people of Bolivia went to the polls on October 18, 2020 and stunned their own [...]

Lessons From The November 2019 U.S.-Backed Coup In Bolivia

By Natalia Schuurman, Alliance for Global Justice. -

In October of 2020, the Movement Towards Socialism (acronymed MAS in Spanish) returned to power 11 months after the U.S.-backed far-right coup regime of Jeanine Áñez ousted Evo Morales and his [...]

How Bolivia Beat A Military Coup

By Ollie Vargas, Double Down News. -

The return of Evo Morales was possibly the most important moment in Bolivian history. This time last year, far-right protesters kidnapped Patricia Arce, the mayor of a small town called Vinto. [...]

Bolivia: New Arrest Warrants For Añez Regime’s Top Officials

By Telesur English. -

The Bolivian Attorney General's Office issued warrants for the arrest of Victor Zamora and Marcel Rivas for the crimes of corruption and political persecution. They were part of the coup-born [...]

A Triumphant Return To Power For Bolivia’s Social Movements

By Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Bolivia on November 8 to celebrate the inauguration of President Luis Arce. They would celebrate again the next day, as former president Evo [...]

Bolivia: Parliament’s Committee Seeks To Prosecute Jeanine Añez

By Telesur English. -

Bolivia - The ministers of foreign affairs, defense, interior, and justice could also be subject to criminal proceedings. A special committee of the Bolivian Parliament on Monday recommended [...]