David Choquehuanca
“To sustain this process we need to repoliticize the people”

Bolivian sociologist Juan Carlos Pinto Quintanilla discusses the principal challenges facing the incoming government in Bolivia

Evo Morales will return to Bolivia on November 9

On Monday, a Bolivian judge annulled the arrest warrant that had been issued against former president Evo Morales for alleged crimes of sedition and terrorism, clearing the way for him to return to his country without facing the risk of detention

Calls intensify for resignation of OAS secretary general Luis Almagro

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

It’s official: Movement Towards Socialism wins landslide victory in Bolivia

With 100% of the votes counted, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) presidential ticket of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca has won 55.1% of the votes, with a lead of 26.27% over their nearest rival Carlos Mesa

The Bolivian people broke all barriers to vote in hope

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

In Bolivia, a mood of watchful celebration prevails

We talk to Zoe PC of Peoples Dispatch, who is in Bolivia as part of an election observation team, on the situation on the ground as exit polls and the main opposition candidate have acknowledged the victory of the Luis Arce-David Choquehuanca ticket of MAS

We have regained hope, says Luis Arce as estimates show MAS victory in Bolivian presidential polls

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

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

Will free and fair elections be held in Bolivia?

We talk to Zoe PC who is part of an election observation team from CODEPINK in Bolivia on the latest in election procedures, threats to election observers, the concerns with the DIREPRE system (which has since been suspended) and complaints of voter suppression

Another right-wing candidate withdraws from upcoming elections in Bolivia

Jorge Quiroga is the third right-wing presidential candidate who has dropped out of the electoral race in the past one month to unite against the progressive Movement Towards Socialism party

Will the Bolivian right allow free and fair elections?

The people of Bolivia fear that the ruling coup government will be making use of all kinds of dirty tricks in order to steal the election from them.

Luis Arce warns of attacks to democracy in Bolivia

MAS presidential candidate, Luis Arce, denounced the violent threats by the de-facto government officials and requested the active observation of the international organizations during and after the general elections

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