Following a massive national strike organized after elections were postponed for a third time in Bolivia since the coup d’état, Vijay Prashad and Manuel Bertoldi discuss the future of Bolivian democracy
Bolivia’s Senate has also approved a law calling to hold general elections no later than October 18
What role did billionaire Elon Musk and his thirst for lithium play in the coup in Bolivia? Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano discuss.
The decision was celebrated by diverse sectors in Bolivia that have been mobilizing against de-facto government’s handling of the health and economic emergencies intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who was overthrown in a coup, welcomed the news and appealed to the people to vote for the presidential candidates of the Movement Towards Socialism party
The protest broke out after the death of a prisoner, who supposedly had symptoms of the novel coronavirus
The delegation denounced the de-facto government in Bolivia for serious human rights violations and state crimes committed after the coup
Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano look at the scramble for Bolivia’s lithium resources led by billionaire Elon Musk in the context of the coup d’état
Morales had just won a presidential election in October for a term that would have begun in January 2020
Members of Evo Morales’ party the Movement Towards Socialism have faced constant and brutal persecution by the de-facto government since Morales was overthrown in a civic military coup last November
In this video, we explain the developments that have occurred in Bolivia after the US backed coup.
A delegation of Argentine human rights defenders, social leaders, and lawyers arrived to Bolivia yesterday to verify the human rights situation in the country following the coup