Central Obrera Boliviana (COB)
Far-right strike in Bolivia once again a flop

Days before the strike, trade unions across the country announced that they wouldn’t abide by the call, citing that the strike was politically motivated and sought destabilization of the ruling socialist government of President Luis Arce

Anti-government strike by far-right in Bolivia diminished by counter-mobilizations by working class

In response to the anti-government strike called for by the far-right sectors in Bolivia, hundreds of citizens took to the streets in different parts of the country to express their support for the socialist national government. Meanwhile, local media reported that the business activities are running normally across the country

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

MAS denounces explosion at campaign headquarters in La Paz

Far-right attacks have intensified ahead of the swearing in of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca to be held on November 8

Bolivian trade unions demand investigation into Orlando Gutiérrez’s death

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

Bolivian social movements and trade unions end strike and lift blockades

The decision was taken following the enactment of a new electoral law that calls to hold general elections no later than October 18 and imposes criminal penalties on any effort to postpone the date

Bolivian movements and trade unions propose to hold elections on October 11

Bolivia’s Senate has also approved a law calling to hold general elections no later than October 18

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

    × To Subscribe