In honor of International Indigenous Women’s Day, Capire brings you the story of Bartolina Sisa, an Indigenous Bolivian fighter from the 18th century.
Bolivian government minister Eduardo del Castillo reported that the government had received unofficial information regarding the delivery of war ammunition by the Ecuadorian government to Jeanine Áñez’s coup regime in November 2019.
The arrest of Jeanine Áñez, head of Bolivia’s erstwhile coup regime, is a vindication of the struggles of the Bolivian people. The Biden administration’s response, meanwhile, was to warn of the “anti-democratic behavior” of the Bolivian government
Ecuador’s presidential candidate Yaku Pérez supported coups in Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. His US-backed party Pachakutik and supposedly “left-wing” environmentalist campaign is being promoted by right-wing corporate lobbyists.
According to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), 36 people lost their lives in different parts of Bolivia during the post-coup police and military repression
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
Progressive movements across Latin America have called for the resignation of OAS secretary general Luis Almagro, pointing to his role in the coup in Bolivia in 2019 and in destabilizing democracy in the country
Juan Carlos Pinto Quintanilla, sociologist and former government official during the term of Evo Morales, talks about the massive turnout during the Bolivian elections, the hopes of the people and the plans of right-wing forces
The Unitel-Ciesmori estimate showed the Luis Arce-David Choquehuanca ticket of the MAS winning over 52% of the vote. Shortly after, the president of the coup regime, Jeanine Añez, acknowledged the victory of the MAS
The deputy from Frente de Todos coalition in Argentina was detained at the airport in El Alto by immigration officials, police and unidentified individuals and taken to a detention center in the airport
Internal disputes within the de-facto government led by Jeanine Áñez have intensified and led to the firing and resignation of several ministers
Over 13 women have been arrested on false charges by the de-facto government after seizing power in November 2019