Movement Towards Socialism (MAS)
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

Arrest of peasant leaders sparks outrage in Colombia

This week, we bring you news from movements on the ground in Colombia, India and Bolivia

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

Over a million welcome Evo Morales in Chimoré

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

Bolivians welcome Evo Morales with a massive rally

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 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

Evo Morales and democracy return to Bolivia

On November 9, almost a year after he was forced to go into exile following a coup, Evo Morales returned to Bolivia. The previous day, Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca were sworn in as president and vice-president of the country

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

MAS denounces explosion at campaign headquarters in La Paz

Far-right attacks have intensified ahead of the swearing in of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca to be held on November 8

Bolivian trade unions demand investigation into Orlando Gutiérrez’s death

The mine workers union leader, Orlando Gutiérrez, was attacked by right-wing extremists last week, who rejected the results of the general elections held in Bolivia on October 18

“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

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