In November 2019, at Áñez’s orders, security forces brutally repressed protesters who had blockaded the Senkata gas plant as a part of the anti-coup protests, massacring 10 protesters and injuring over a hundred
Workers from diverse sectors, peasants, students, and members of various Indigenous organizations and social movements from all nine departments of Bolivia arrived in capital La Paz to ratify their support for President Luis Arce and Vice President David Choquehuanca’s government
Evo Morales described the ICC verdict as a “victory of truth over falsehood.” Jeanine Áñez’s coup-installed government had blamed Morales and union and farmer leaders for COVID-19 deaths after the 2020 general strike
President Luis Arce thanked Bolivian citizens for their overwhelming support, and promised to continue working to rebuild the country and the economy with the people
Members of the opposition and far-right Civic Committees have been mobilizing and blocking roads in different departments of Bolivia as a part of a politically motivated strike.
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Bolivian minister Eduardo del Castillo said the government had identified the mercenaries who were involved in a plot to assassinate Luis Arce before he took office. The conspiracy and potential invasion of Bolivia by US troops last year had earlier been revealed by The Intercept
These protests came a day after working class and popular sectors in Bolivia organized counter protests to a strike called by right-wing sectors against the MAS govt.
In response to the anti-government strike called for by the far-right sectors in Bolivia, hundreds of citizens took to the streets in different parts of the country to express their support for the socialist national government. Meanwhile, local media reported that the business activities are running normally across the country
In addition to the Senkata massacre, Montero is also being investigated for the massacre in Sacaba city in the Cochabamba department on November 15, 2019
In the second part of ‘Bolivia for the record,’ activist and historian Cindy Forster brings stories and testimonies from the massive mobilizations organized in August 2020 following the announcement by the coup regime to postpone elections once again
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