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Bolivian far-right groups continue retaliatory attacks on public infrastructure

Extremist groups are protesting the arrest and sentencing of far-right opposition leader and governor of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho

Camacho Bolivia Far-right Bolivian leader Luis Fernando Camacho gets four months of pre-trial detention in coup case

Social movements across Bolivia that have been calling for Camacho’s arrest and sentencing saluted the move, but violent riots have broken out demanding his release in his home department Santa Cruz

Violence continues in Bolivia’s Santa Cruz department

Despite achieving key agreement on the date of the census, right-wing groups continue protests and violence in Santa Cruz

Daily Round-up | Court orders compensation for Afghans killed in Dutch airstrike & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a verdict by a Dutch court on a military operation in Afghanistan, the announcement of a ceasefire in the DRC, continued right-wing violence in Bolivia, and more atrocities by Israeli occupation forces in Palestine

“Bolivians will not allow a new coup d’état to take place” says Gabriel Villalba Pérez

Bolivian lawyer and professor Gabriel Villalba Pérez spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the political conflict at the center of the anti-government strike called by the conservative opposition

Bolivia census Bolivian president issues warning about destabilization attempts

The far-right opposition in Bolivia’s Santa Cruz department has been seeking to destabilize the socialist government of President Luis Arce using the Population and Housing Census as pretext

Bolivia mobilization Over one million Bolivians mobilize in support of President Luis Arce’s government

Workers from diverse sectors, peasants, students, and members of various Indigenous organizations and social movements from all nine departments of Bolivia arrived in capital La Paz to ratify their support for President Luis Arce and Vice President David Choquehuanca’s government

Bolivian prosecutors suspend Camacho’s hearing in coup case following death threats

The governor of the Santa Cruz department, Luis Fernando Camacho, who was the president of the far-right Pro Santa Cruz Civic Committee in 2019, was one of the main promoters of the violent and racist demonstrations against the socialist government of former President Evo Morales in October 2019

Far-right tensions brewing amid one year anniversary of the return of democracy in Bolivia

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.

Bolivians march in defense of the Wiphala and socialist government

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.

Anti-government strike by far-right in Bolivia diminished by counter-mobilizations by working class

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

Lebanon crisis National strike continues across Bolivia, demands grow for Áñez to step down

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