Fernando Camacho
Far-right tensions brewing amid one year anniversary of the return of democracy in Bolivia

Members of the opposition and far-right Civic Committees have been mobilizing and blocking roads in different departments of Bolivia as a part of a politically motivated strike.

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Far-right strike in Bolivia once again a flop

Days before the strike, trade unions across the country announced that they wouldn’t abide by the call, citing that the strike was politically motivated and sought destabilization of the ruling socialist government of President Luis Arce

Bolivians march in defense of the Wiphala and socialist government

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.

Anti-government strike by far-right in Bolivia diminished by counter-mobilizations by working class

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

Bolivian movements to mobilize in defense of Wiphala flag and president Arce’s government

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

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

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

Why US political scientists are arguing that Evo Morales should be the President of Bolivia

A recent study released by US based researchers disproves allegations made by the Organization of American States that electoral fraud was committed by Evo Morales’ party in the 2019 Bolivian elections

Bolivians brave repression, continue struggle for democracy

The coup-born regime is maintaining its strategy of criminalizing the national mobilizations and blockades

Tensions rise in Bolivia as far-right groups mobilize against national strike

Over 140 major highways and roads have been blocked by protesters across Bolivia to demand that the general elections be held on September 6 and for the de facto president, Jeanine Áñez, to resign immediately

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