Jeanine Añez
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

Legal proceedings against former de-facto government officials begin in Bolivia

The newly elected MAS government has opened investigations against several former officials of the de-facto government for their role in crimes committed during their one year tenure after the coup détat ágainst former president Evo Morales

Bolivian police arrest a military general implicated in the Sacaba massacre

The families of the victims of the massacre consider General Alfredo Cuellar’s arrest as a first step towards justice

1 year after the Sacaba massacre, Bolivians commemorate victims and demand justice

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

Venezuelan government recovers its embassy in La Paz, Bolivia

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza put up paintings of Liberator Simón Bolívar and Commander Hugo Chávez in the headquarters of Venezuela’s diplomatic mission in La Paz

After “11 months of pain,” Bolivia returns to democracy

Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca will be sworn in tomorrow as president and vice-president of Bolivia, just one year after the coup d’état. Incoming senator Leonardo Loza speaks about the year of repression, and the steadfast resistance to it

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

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

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