Salvador Romero
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 there ever be elections again in Bolivia?

Following a massive national strike organized after elections were postponed for a third time in Bolivia since the coup d’état, Vijay Prashad and Manuel Bertoldi discuss the future of Bolivian democracy

Bolivian social movements and trade unions end strike and lift blockades

The decision was taken following the enactment of a new electoral law that calls to hold general elections no later than October 18 and imposes criminal penalties on any effort to postpone the date

“The people of Bolivia will no longer be intimidated”

Bolivian journalist Ollie Vargas talks about the massive protests that have broken out in the country following the authorities’ decision to postpone the presidential elections yet again

Bolivians oppose postponement of elections

Indigenous, peasant, rural and women organizations organized massive demonstrations under the banner of “For Democracy, Health and Life”.

Bolivians reject postponement of elections with massive mobilizations

Nationwide mobilizations which kicked off today have been organized by Bolivian social movements and trade unions in rejection of the suspension of general elections in the country

Bolivia’s electoral court postpones general elections to October 18

Evo Morales and his party rejected the postponement of elections and highlighted that only the country’s parliament has the authority to approve any change in the date

6 months after the civic-military coup in Bolivia, Evo Morales denounces setbacks

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales pointed out that “fascism and racism have been reborn” in Bolivia and that “the de-facto government itself is promoting inequality”

General elections in Bolivia suspended due to coronavirus outbreak

The president of Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Court, Salvador Romero, announced that elections will be postponed and a new date will be approved in the Plurinational Legislative Assembly

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