Bolivian Elections 2020
Bolivian prosecutors suspend Camacho’s hearing in coup case following death threats

The governor of the Santa Cruz department, Luis Fernando Camacho, who was the president of the far-right Pro Santa Cruz Civic Committee in 2019, was one of the main promoters of the violent and racist demonstrations against the socialist government of former President Evo Morales in October 2019

Bolivia-Brazil- Jeanine Anez Bolivia rejects interventionist statements by Brazilian President

Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta described Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s plan to grant Jeanine Áñez political asylum as “absolutely impudent” and “inappropriate interference in internal affairs”

Bolivian court sentences Jeanine Áñez to 10 years in prison

The First Anti-Corruption Sentencing Court of La Paz found Jeanine Áñez and other former police and military chiefs guilty of “breach of duties” and taking “resolutions contrary to the Constitution and the Law” following the coup d’état against then President Evo Morales in November 2019

Trial against Jeanine Áñez to begin soon in Bolivia

Jeanine Áñez faces charges of “breach of duties” and “resolutions contrary to the Constitution and the Law” for her illegal self-proclamation as “interim president of Bolivia” during the US-backed coup d’état against former president Evo Morales in November 2019

Far-right tensions brewing amid one year anniversary of the return of democracy in Bolivia

Members of the opposition and far-right Civic Committees have been mobilizing and blocking roads in different departments of Bolivia as a part of a politically motivated strike.

Renewed protests mark anniversary of Chile’s 2019 ‘Estallido Social’ and other stories

Today we look at protests in Chile marking 2 years since the 2019 Social Outburst, the mercenaries identified in an assassination plot against Bolivian president Luis Arce, and more

Mercenaries implicated in assassinating Jovenel Moïse may also have plotted against Luis Arce, says Bolivian govt.

Bolivian minister Eduardo del Castillo said the government had identified the mercenaries who were involved in a plot to assassinate Luis Arce before he took office. The conspiracy and potential invasion of Bolivia by US troops last year had earlier been revealed by The Intercept

Permanent Assembly of Human Rights of Bolivia alerts to a possible escape of Jeanine Áñez

The Permanent Assembly of Human Rights of Bolivia (APDHB) denounced that former de-facto Jeanine Áñez’s possible escape is being organized by main opposition leaders in complicity with some embassies in the country

GIEI’s report confirms human rights violations were committed during 2019 coup in Bolivia

The Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts in its report, confirmed that the coup installed regime led by far-right de-facto president Jeanine Áñez was responsible for massacres, torture, persecution, illegal detention and summary executions of those who took to the streets in rejection of the coup in November 2019

Bolivia’s former government minister Arturo Murillo arrested in the US

The former government minister and his chief of staff are accused of receiving bribes from a US company in exchange for a multi-million USD contract with the Bolivian government and using the US financial system to launder those funds. Both are fugitives from Bolivian justice in the same case, among others

Bolivia and Mexico call on OAS to take impartial and non-interventionist positions

The declaration was made in the light of the participation of the OAS in the coup d’état in Bolivia against the democratically elected president Evo Morales in November 2019

Bolivians demand justice for crimes committed by Jeanine Áñez’s coup regime

With massive marches across the country, people in Bolivia have expressed their support for the progressive government of President Luis Arce that has arrested coup regime officials, taking an important step in the struggle for justice