Bolivian Elections 2020
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

Bolivian judge orders 4 months of preventive detention for coup leader Jeanine Áñez

Following the coup d’état against Evo Morales in November 2021, Añez’s regime unleashed unprecedented levels of repression against those took to the streets in rejection of the coup

Bolivian coup leader Jeanine Áñez arrested

Áñez was the leader of the coup regime that was responsible for countless human rights violations including massacres and political persecution, and a crackdown on civil liberties

Bolivia for the record: the people speak pt. 2

In the second part of ‘Bolivia for the record,’ activist and historian Cindy Forster brings stories and testimonies from the massive mobilizations organized in August 2020 following the announcement by the coup regime to postpone elections once again

Bolivia for the record: the people speak

Just a week ahead of local elections in Bolivia and on the tail of a coup threat from far-right leader Luis Fernando Camacho, activist and historian Cindy Forster takes a deeper look at how the Bolivian people rose up against the coup regime and won a historic victory to recover democracy.

When Bolivians defeated US imperialism with democracy

The resounding victory of the MAS presidential ticket in the elections held on October 18 came after a year of struggle against the US-backed coup regime

Bolivians welcome Evo Morales with a massive rally

Morales’ return marked the defeat of the US-backed civic-military coup carried out against him a year ago that ousted him and forced him to leave his country amid escalation of threats to his physical integrity and safety

Venezuelan government recovers its embassy in La Paz, Bolivia

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza put up paintings of Liberator Simón Bolívar and Commander Hugo Chávez in the headquarters of Venezuela’s diplomatic mission in La Paz

Evo Morales and democracy return to Bolivia

On November 9, almost a year after he was forced to go into exile following a coup, Evo Morales returned to Bolivia. The previous day, Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca were sworn in as president and vice-president of the country

Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca take office in Bolivia

Thousands of people from social movements and trade unions from across Bolivia gathered in the capital to celebrate the swearing in of Arce and Choquehuanca

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