Bolivian Elections 2019
Bolivians brave repression, continue struggle for democracy

The coup-born regime is maintaining its strategy of criminalizing the national mobilizations and blockades

Tensions rise in Bolivia as far-right groups mobilize against national strike

Over 140 major highways and roads have been blocked by protesters across Bolivia to demand that the general elections be held on September 6 and for the de facto president, Jeanine Áñez, to resign immediately

Lebanon crisis National strike continues across Bolivia, demands grow for Áñez to step down

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

Indefinite strike begins in Bolivia against postponement of general elections

Over 24 major interdepartmental and inter-provincial highways and roads have been blocked by protesters to demand compliance with the decision to hold elections on September 6 in Bolivia

“The people of Bolivia will no longer be intimidated”

Bolivian journalist Ollie Vargas talks about the massive protests that have broken out in the country following the authorities’ decision to postpone the presidential elections yet again

Bolivians oppose postponement of elections

Indigenous, peasant, rural and women organizations organized massive demonstrations under the banner of “For Democracy, Health and Life”.

Bolivians reject postponement of elections with massive mobilizations

Nationwide mobilizations which kicked off today have been organized by Bolivian social movements and trade unions in rejection of the suspension of general elections in the country

Bolivia’s electoral court postpones general elections to October 18

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

Bolivian right attempts to disqualify Evo Morales’ MAS party from upcoming elections

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”

Bolivia’s interim president Jeanine Áñez is waging a war on women

In a two-part series, Cindy Forster discusses how Áñez usurped power following the coup in November 2019 and has carried out a campaign to undermine fundamental rights of all Bolivians especially the Indigenous and working-class

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

Bolivians demand freedom for female political prisoners and immediate general elections

Over 13 women have been arrested on false charges by the de-facto government after seizing power in November 2019

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