Bolivia
Bolivia approves emergency use of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

Bolivia hopes to vaccinate up to 20% of its population in the first quarter of this year. The health ministry has endorsed Russia’s Sputnik V and China’s CoronaVac vaccines against COVID-19

First Meeting of Peoples and Organizations of Abya Yala concludes in Bolivia

The meeting of Indigenous organizations, social movements and trade unions from 11 countries of the region concluded with a call for the creation of a new regional integration mechanism: the Union of South American Nations of the People

Legal proceedings against former de-facto government officials begin in Bolivia

The newly elected MAS government has opened investigations against several former officials of the de-facto government for their role in crimes committed during their one year tenure after the coup détat ágainst former president Evo Morales

Bolivian police arrest a military general implicated in the Sacaba massacre

The families of the victims of the massacre consider General Alfredo Cuellar’s arrest as a first step towards justice

1 year after the Sacaba massacre, Bolivians commemorate victims and demand justice

According to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), 36 people lost their lives in different parts of Bolivia during the post-coup police and military repression

Over a million welcome Evo Morales in Chimoré

People from across Bolivia came to Chimoré to receive former president Evo Morales and former vice-president Álvaro García Linera in the place from where they were forced to leave the country after the coup d’état of November 2019

Bolivians welcome Evo Morales with a massive rally

Morales’ return marked the defeat of the US-backed civic-military coup carried out against him a year ago that ousted him and forced him to leave his country amid escalation of threats to his physical integrity and safety

Venezuelan government recovers its embassy in La Paz, Bolivia

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza put up paintings of Liberator Simón Bolívar and Commander Hugo Chávez in the headquarters of Venezuela’s diplomatic mission in La Paz

Evo Morales and democracy return to Bolivia

On November 9, almost a year after he was forced to go into exile following a coup, Evo Morales returned to Bolivia. The previous day, Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca were sworn in as president and vice-president of the country

Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca take office in Bolivia

Thousands of people from social movements and trade unions from across Bolivia gathered in the capital to celebrate the swearing in of Arce and Choquehuanca

After “11 months of pain,” Bolivia returns to democracy

Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca will be sworn in tomorrow as president and vice-president of Bolivia, just one year after the coup d’état. Incoming senator Leonardo Loza speaks about the year of repression, and the steadfast resistance to it

MAS denounces explosion at campaign headquarters in La Paz

Far-right attacks have intensified ahead of the swearing in of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca to be held on November 8

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