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
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
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
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.
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
On the 44th anniversary of the 1976 coup in Thailand, we look at how imperialism has used such violent means throughout history to overthrow those who have fought for the people
Internal disputes within the de-facto government led by Jeanine Áñez have intensified and led to the firing and resignation of several ministers
Sophie Zhang, former data scientist at Facebook, reveals how she fought to remove bot accounts and sophisticated networks that targeted users in different countries to manipulate elections, and spread misinformation.
Áñez announced her withdrawal from the electoral race just a day after the country’s largest opinion poll placed her fourth in the presidential race
Social movements and trade unions stress that their demand is no longer just democratic elections, but also the immediate removal of the entire coup-installed government
Evo Morales and his party rejected the postponement of elections and highlighted that only the country’s parliament has the authority to approve any change in the date
Former Bolivian president Evo Morales condemned the attempt, saying that with the banning of the party, the opposition wants to achieve “what they cannot achieve at the polls”