Bolivia against coup
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

Will there ever be elections again in Bolivia?

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

Bolivian movements and trade unions propose to hold elections on October 11

Bolivia’s Senate has also approved a law calling to hold general elections no later than October 18

‘We will coup whoever we want’: Elon Musk and the overthrow of democracy in Bolivia

What role did billionaire Elon Musk and his thirst for lithium play in the coup in Bolivia? Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano discuss.

Bolivia’s de-facto president enacts law to hold general elections on September 6

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

General elections in Bolivia to be held on September 6

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

Prisoners protest in Bolivia due to the lack of measures against the COVID-19

The protest broke out after the death of a prisoner, who supposedly had symptoms of the novel coronavirus

Feminists travel to Bolivia in solidarity against the coup

The delegation denounced the de-facto government in Bolivia for serious human rights violations and state crimes committed after the coup

Elon Musk Is Acting Like a Neo-Conquistador for South America’s Lithium

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

BOLIVIA Bolivia: An election in the midst of an ongoing coup

Morales had just won a presidential election in October for a term that would have begun in January 2020

Coup government in Bolivia arrests another MAS legislator

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

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