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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.

What is happening in Latin America with vaccine roll-out?

In Latin American and the Carribean region, so far, nine countries have begun inoculating their populations against COVID-19 and all of them are providing free vaccination to all citizens

Bolivia approves emergency use of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

Bolivia hopes to vaccinate up to 20% of its population in the first quarter of this year. The health ministry has endorsed Russia’s Sputnik V and China’s CoronaVac vaccines against COVID-19

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

Hours before Bolivia goes the polls, early results system suspended, military mobilization in La Paz

The first elections since the coup d’état will be held on October 18 amid a tense social and political climate. This includes a military mobilization in La Paz the night before the polls and the suspension of the DIREPRE early results system

Bolivia’s de-facto president Jeanine Áñez withdraws from October elections

Áñez announced her withdrawal from the electoral race just a day after the country’s largest opinion poll placed her fourth in the presidential race

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

‘We will coup whoever we want’: Elon Musk and the overthrow of democracy in Bolivia

What role did billionaire Elon Musk and his thirst for lithium play in the coup in Bolivia? Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano discuss.

Bolivia’s electoral court postpones general elections to October 18

Evo Morales and his party rejected the postponement of elections and highlighted that only the country’s parliament has the authority to approve any change in the date

Bolivia’s de-facto president enacts law to hold general elections on September 6

The decision was celebrated by diverse sectors in Bolivia that have been mobilizing against de-facto government’s handling of the health and economic emergencies intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic

8 months after coup in Bolivia, another report debunks claims of electoral fraud

A new study published by researchers from the United States debunks the claim of the Bolivian far-right and the Organization of American States that Evo Morales’ party had committed electoral fraud in the 2019 general elections

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