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
Crisbeylee González, the Venezuelan ambassador to Bolivia, and her team of diplomats were forced to return to their country after threats from the de facto government and xenophobic attacks. She talks about the nature of the coup
Writing this dispatch from Bolivia, the conflict here is spiraling out of control and I fear it will only get worse.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Ana Maldonado, Pilar Troya Fernández, and Vijay Prashad respond to the comments by intellectuals against the progressive processes in Latin America