From lighting the fuse for the coup in Bolivia and endorsing repression in countries like Chile and Ecuador to waging a hybrid war against Venezuela, OAS General Secretary Luis Almagro has acted as a representative of imperialism’s interests in Latin America
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
President Luis Arce thanked Bolivian citizens for their overwhelming support, and promised to continue working to rebuild the country and the economy with the people
Today we look at the March for the Homeland in defense of democracy in Bolivia, the 7th round of talks on the 2015 nuclear deal in Vienna, and more
March for the Homeland reached the Bolivian city of La Paz on November 29 after covering a distance of more than 180km over seven days.
The Bolivian government abrogated Law 1386 of the National Strategy to Combat the Legitimization of Illicit Profits and the Financing of Terrorism, which the members of far-right civic committees and the opposition had used as a pretext to strike, mobilize and block roads
Bolivian minister Eduardo del Castillo said the government had identified the mercenaries who were involved in a plot to assassinate Luis Arce before he took office. The conspiracy and potential invasion of Bolivia by US troops last year had earlier been revealed by The Intercept
These protests came a day after working class and popular sectors in Bolivia organized counter protests to a strike called by right-wing sectors against the MAS govt.
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
The mobilizations have been called in rejection of a march and a national strike called for by the far-right organizations against the national government, as well as against the insults to the Indigenous Wiphala flag by supporters of far-right leader Luis Fernando Camacho
In addition to the Senkata massacre, Montero is also being investigated for the massacre in Sacaba city in the Cochabamba department on November 15, 2019
Former Bolivian police commander Rodolfo Montero was sworn in by de-facto president Jeanine Áñez five days before the Senkata massacre. Montero is also being investigated for the Sacaba massacre