Bolivia coup
Far-right strike in Bolivia once again a flop

Days before the strike, trade unions across the country announced that they wouldn’t abide by the call, citing that the strike was politically motivated and sought destabilization of the ruling socialist government of President Luis Arce

Bolivians march in defense of the Wiphala and socialist government

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.

Anti-government strike by far-right in Bolivia diminished by counter-mobilizations by working class

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

Bolivian movements to mobilize in defense of Wiphala flag and president Arce’s government

The mobilizations have been called in rejection of a march and a national strike called for by the far-right organizations against the national government, as well as against the insults to the Indigenous Wiphala flag by supporters of far-right leader Luis Fernando Camacho

Culprit behind Senkata massacre in Bolivia in preventive detention

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

Fear in Bolivia over potential escape of Jeanine Áñez

Áñez is responsible for the massacre of 37 people in Sacaba and Senkata and the persecution and torture of hundreds of other people was arrested in March this year.

Afghan politicians meet with Taliban leaders in Kabul amid protests and other stories

Today we look at protests in Afghanistan as Taliban members meet with political leaders, the GIEI report on human rights abuses during the 2019 Bolivian coup, and more

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 trade unions demand investigation into Orlando Gutiérrez’s death

The mine workers union leader, Orlando Gutiérrez, was attacked by right-wing extremists last week, who rejected the results of the general elections held in Bolivia on October 18

In Bolivia, a mood of watchful celebration prevails

We talk to Zoe PC of Peoples Dispatch, who is in Bolivia as part of an election observation team, on the situation on the ground as exit polls and the main opposition candidate have acknowledged the victory of the Luis Arce-David Choquehuanca ticket of MAS

Will the Bolivian right allow free and fair elections?

The people of Bolivia fear that the ruling coup government will be making use of all kinds of dirty tricks in order to steal the election from them.

Luis Arce warns of attacks to democracy in Bolivia

MAS presidential candidate, Luis Arce, denounced the violent threats by the de-facto government officials and requested the active observation of the international organizations during and after the general elections

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