Bolivia Elections Live Blog

By the Center for Economic Policy and Research. -

Bolivians go to the polls today, Sunday, October 18, in the first general elections since the last democratically elected president, Evo Morales, was forced out in a military coup last November, [...]

Bolivia: Amid New Crisis, Coup Government Seeks To Divide Spoils

By Federico Fuentes, Green Left. -

Just weeks out from the October 18 elections, Bolivia’s coup government is again in crisis following the departure of three key ministers over an unconstitutional attempt to privatise an [...]

Mexico: Leaked Documents Reveal Right-Wing Plan To Overthrow AMLO

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Some of the most powerful forces in Mexico are uniting in a campaign to try to topple the country’s first left-wing president in decades, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. And they apparently have [...]

Brazilian Military Curtails President Bolsonaro’s Power Over COVID19 Dispute

By Emir Sader, Brazil Wire -

Bolsonaro made threats he couldn’t carry out about replacing the Health Minister and reopening commerce. Now he is isolated and everyone has turned on him, as General Villas Boas admits. He’s [...]

The Final Chapter Has Still Not Been Written: Remembering The 2004 Coup In Haiti

By Robert Roth, -

On February 29, 2004, the democratically elected government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti was overthrown by a violent coup.  This was the second U.S.-sponsored coup against a [...]

Months After Supporting A Deadly Coup, WaPo Admits Bolivia’s Elections Were Clean

By Alan Macleod, -

The Washington Post published an op-ed yesterday from a research team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology showing that there was no fraud in the October elections in Bolivia after all. [...]

Bolivia’s Coup In Practice

By Guillaume Long, -

Foreign policy, an area very much in the hands of the executive branch, has afforded Bolivia’s de facto president Jeanine Añez, who does not hold a parliamentary majority, an ideal outlet for her [...]

US/EU Coup Attempt In Nicaragua Continues

By Ben Norton, -

A far-right opposition figure in Nicaragua has boasted that the country’s unpopular opposition forces are meeting with representatives from the US embassy and European Union, who have pledged [...]

Bolivia: Interpol Rejects Coup Government Request For Persecution Against Evo Morales

By Staff, Resumen Latinoamericano, translation, North America branch -

Attorney Eduardo León revealed that Interpol considered that the request processed by the Attorney General, Juan Lanchipa, differed from Articles 2(i) and 3 of its Statute and decided not to [...]

Demonstrators Call For Juan Guaidó To Be “Put On Trial”, Not Legitimised By UK Government

By Mohamed Elmaazi, -

Venezuelan opposition figure Juan Guaidó led a US-backed coup attempt in Venezuela in 2019 after declaring himself "interim president" of the country. Guaidó also backed US sanctions on his [...]

Poll Shows Nicaraguans Have Consigned The Coup To The Dustbin Of History

By Chuck Kaufman, -

The latest poll by independent M&R Consultants covering the last quarter of 2019, shows that less than two years after the failed coup attempt of April-July, 2018, the Sandinista government, led [...]

US Media Claims Coup In Bolivia Was Not A Coup

By Alan McLeod, -

Army generals appearing on television to demand the resignation and arrest of an elected civilian head of state seems like a textbook example of a coup. And yet that is certainly not how [...]

The Honduras Narco-State Began With US Coup

By John Perry, -

Donald Trump said last year that migrant caravans, mainly of Hondurans, were coming to the US from ‘shithole countries’. But now he says that the president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, is [...]

How Venezuela Defeated Washington’s Coup Attempt At The United Nations

By Anya Parampil, -

Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodríguez passed through the doors of the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on the afternoon of September 27 and flashed a smile to reporters waiting [...]

The U.S. Led Coup Attempt In Iraq May Further Weaken That Country

By Staff, -

The current unrest in Iraq began a week ago after a prominent general was removed from his post: Lieutenant General Abdul Wahab al-Saadi was the great Iraqi military hero of the war against Isis, [...]