Bolivian Elections 2019
At least five killed by security forces in massacre in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Protests against the civic-military coup have been growing in strength across the country and security forces have responded with brutal repression

Evo Morales forced to resign, what next?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the ongoing coup efforts in Bolivia where president Evo Morales was forced to resign after the military also joined the right-wing’s attempts.

Evo Morales resigned Evo Morales resigns after Bolivian army backs right-wing coup

Bolivian president Evo Morales resigned after the army backed a right-wing coup amid an atmosphere of violence and intimidation by the opposition. Vice-president Alvaro Garcia Linera also resigned

We Stand Against the Coup in Bolivia (statement from Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad)

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad denounce the escalation of the coup attempt against democratically elected President Evo Morales

Bolivian opposition carries out racist, misogynist attacks against government supporters

Violent opposition groups kidnapped and humiliated the mayor of Vinto, physically assaulted women during a march and forced a peasant leader to kneel down and beg for his life

Bolivians mobilise in defense of Evo Morales

Massive mobilizations are taking place in different Bolivian cities in defense of re-elected president Evo Morales and his party Movement Towards Socialism (MAS).

Bolivian right-wing activates ‘electoral fraud’ contingency plan against Morales

President Evo Morales emerged victorious in the first round of presidential elections in Bolivia held on October 20 but the opposition is set on rejecting the results

Evo Morales wins presidential elections in Bolivia

President Evo Morales clinched a first round victory in a very close race and will now assume Bolivia’s presidency for a fourth consecutive term

Evo Morales denounced that a coup process is underway in Bolivia

The reaction from the right-wing following Sunday’s elections has been to reject the results and call for violent mobilizations

Evo Morales maintains lead while vote counting continues

Though the vote counting has not finished, the Bolivian right has already declared that a run-off is inevitable and any other result would be considered fraud

Evo Morales takes leads in presidential elections

President Evo Morales is hopeful that he will win the general elections without a second round after the counting of the remaining 17% of the votes

What is at stake in Bolivia’s presidential election?

As Bolivia goes to vote on October 20, we look at the key candidates, the record of president Evo Morales since coming to power in 2006, and the regional implications of the verdict.

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