civic-military coup in Bolivia
Why lithium power politics are playing out very differently in Chile and Bolivia

The people of Bolivia and Chile imagine a different kind of extraction: one that is controlled by those who live by the resources and one that does not destroy the earth.

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

Report confirms human rights violations committed after 2019 coup d’état in Bolivia

The report established that during the last quarter of 2019 under the coup-installed regime, mass human rights violations occurred including the violation of the right to life, personal integrity, freedom, personal security, judicial guarantees and due process, freedom of expression, freedom of association, among others

Report: UK counterterrorism policy Islamaphobic, violates child rights and other stories

Today we look at the People’s Review of Prevent-UK’s “counter terrorism” strategy, the US DEA’s targeting of Bolivia’s coca growers’ movement, and more

Honduran Supreme Court dismisses case against Guapinol activists and other stories

Today we look at the acquittal of 6 Guapinol water protectors in Honduras, a drastic rise in civilian casualties in Yemen, and more

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

Bolivia achieves record levels of economic and social growth in 2021

Under the rule of President Luis Arce and vice president David Choquehuanca of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party, Bolivia recovered from the economic losses suffered during the coup regime of Jeanine Áñez

Bolivian government creates trust for reparations to victims of 2019 state violence

The trust will provide loans to the relatives of the deceased and living victims of the human rights violations committed during Jeanine Áñez’s de-facto rule, with a 10-year repayment policy and an annual interest rate of 0.5%

Relatives of the victims of Sacaba and Senkata massacres meet government representatives

The family members of the victims of the Sacaba and Senkata massacres arrived in Bolivia’s capital La Paz to demand justice for the state crimes committed two year ago during the coup-installed government of Jeanine Áñez

Food crisis worsens in Afghanistan amid major drought and rising poverty and other stories

Today we look at the hunger crisis in Afghanistan amid a severe drought; a strike against insecurity and critical fuel shortages in Haiti, and more