Members of the opposition and far-right Civic Committees have been mobilizing and blocking roads in different departments of Bolivia as a part of a politically motivated strike.
These protests came a day after working class and popular sectors in Bolivia organized counter protests to a strike called by right-wing sectors against the MAS govt.
In response to the anti-government strike called for by the far-right sectors in Bolivia, hundreds of citizens took to the streets in different parts of the country to express their support for the socialist national government. Meanwhile, local media reported that the business activities are running normally across the country
Social movements and trade unions stress that their demand is no longer just democratic elections, but also the immediate removal of the entire coup-installed government
Massive mobilizations are taking place in different Bolivian cities in defense of re-elected president Evo Morales and his party Movement Towards Socialism (MAS).
President Evo Morales emerged victorious in the first round of presidential elections in Bolivia held on October 20 but the opposition is set on rejecting the results
Bolivia’s citizens will vote for their president and legislators on October 20.
This Sunday, Bolivians will decide more than their next president and legislators. Their votes will also decide the fate of the project for the transformation of Bolivia initiated in the last decade
The upcoming presidential elections are crucial to continue the process of transformation in Bolivia and to counteract the rise of the neoliberal, subservient right-wing on the continent