The 240 out of the 336 elected mayors and 3 of the 5 elected governors in Bolivia belong to the ruling government of the progressive Movement Towards Socialism party
With massive marches across the country, people in Bolivia have expressed their support for the progressive government of President Luis Arce that has arrested coup regime officials, taking an important step in the struggle for justice
Áñez was the leader of the coup regime that was responsible for countless human rights violations including massacres and political persecution, and a crackdown on civil liberties
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.
Ecuador’s presidential candidate Yaku Pérez supported coups in Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. His US-backed party Pachakutik and supposedly “left-wing” environmentalist campaign is being promoted by right-wing corporate lobbyists.
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
This week, we bring you news from movements on the ground in Colombia, India and 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
The families of the victims of the massacre consider General Alfredo Cuellar’s arrest as a first step towards justice
People from across Bolivia came to Chimoré to receive former president Evo Morales and former vice-president Álvaro García Linera in the place from where they were forced to leave the country after the coup d’état of November 2019
Morales’ return marked the defeat of the US-backed civic-military coup carried out against him a year ago that ousted him and forced him to leave his country amid escalation of threats to his physical integrity and safety
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