Movement Towards Socialism (MAS)
BOLIVIA Bolivia: An election in the midst of an ongoing coup

Morales had just won a presidential election in October for a term that would have begun in January 2020

Coup government in Bolivia arrests another MAS legislator

Members of Evo Morales’ party the Movement Towards Socialism have faced constant and brutal persecution by the de-facto government since Morales was overthrown in a civic military coup last November

In spite of persecution, Bolivia’s MAS registers candidates for the upcoming elections

MAS successfully filed the nomination of all its candidates for the upcoming general elections in Bolivia in spite of political persecution and attempts to obstruct their participation by the coup regime

former Minister of Economy Luis Arce and former Minister of Foreign Affairs David Choquehuanca Evo Morales announces MAS candidates for general elections in May

Former economy minister Luis Arce and former foreign minister David Choquehuanca will run on the MAS presidential ticket

Coup regime in Bolivia incites diplomatic conflict with Mexico and Spain

The de-facto government declared the Mexican ambassador to Bolivia and two Spanish diplomats as “persona non grata” and asked them to leave the country

Morales’ MAS defines strategy for elections and a solution to the political crisis

The MAS party stressed the importance of maintaining the unity of all social movements, grassroot organizations, leaders, activists and supporters to achieve the victory of the Bolivian people

What comes after the coup?

Peoples Dispatch spoke with sociologist Marco Teruggi about the agreement to hold elections in Bolivia and the implications of the coup for the continent

The people will not allow the coup in Bolivia, says Venezuelan ambassador

Crisbeylee González, the Venezuelan ambassador to Bolivia, and her team of diplomats were forced to return to their country after threats from the de facto government and xenophobic attacks. She talks about the nature of the coup

Illegitimate government in Bolivia seeks to enshrine impunity for Armed Forces

Decree passed by the government of self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ Jeanine Áñez protects members of the armed forces from criminal liability

“We are going to resist until the last consequences”: Bolivians bravely fight back against coup

Despite brutal repression, thousands of Bolivians remain on the streets to reject the civic-military coup carried out against the government of Evo Morales

After Evo, the lithium question Looms Large in Bolivia

The overthrow of the elected leader cannot be understood without a glance at the nation’s massive reserves of this crucial mineral.

Coup in Bolivia rejected worldwide

President Evo Morales, Vice-President Álvaro García Linera and other government authorities resigned amid escalation of violence by the right-wing opposition

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