Post Tagged with: "Bolivia"

Soldiers question an indigenous woman on the way to buy food. Photo: TeleSUR

The 2019 Coup In Bolivia And USA’s Continuing Hypocrisy

On 27 March, 2021, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken released a press statement wherein he said: “The United States is deeply concerned by growing signs of anti-democratic behavior and the politicization of the legal system in Bolivia in light of the recent arrest and pre-trial imprisonment of former interim government officials.” US-backed Coup Blinken’s statement is deeply hypocritical. The “former interim[Read More…]

by March 29, 2021 World
Bolivia: right wing threatens the recovery of democracy

Bolivia: right wing threatens the recovery of democracy

Francisco Dominguez writes: After a full year of racist and repressive horror perpetrated by a de facto government resulting from a coup, the people of Bolivia went to the polls on October 18, 2020 and stunned their own country and the world by giving Evo Morales’ MAS-IPSP party candidate, Luis Arce, a landslide. The coup d’état that installed a racist regime led[Read More…]

by March 17, 2021 World
Resurgence of Socialism in Bolivia

Resurgence of Socialism in Bolivia

In Bolivia, the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) – a major leftist political force – has returned to power following a thumping victory in the 2020 elections. The MAS presidential candidate Luis Arce obtained 55.09% of the votes, decisively ahead of the neoliberal candidate Carlos Mesa and the right-wing extremist Luis Fernando Camacho who garnered 28.83% and 14% of the votes, respectively. The[Read More…]

by October 29, 2020 World
 Ending Regime Change – in Bolivia and the World

 Ending Regime Change – in Bolivia and the World

Co-Written by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies Less than a year after the United States and the U.S.-backed Organization of American States (OAS) supported a violent military coup to overthrow the government of Bolivia, the Bolivian people have reelected the Movement for Socialism (MAS) and restored it to power. In the long history of U.S.-backed “regime changes” in[Read More…]

by October 29, 2020 World
We return: Evo will return to Bolivia

We return: Evo will return to Bolivia

The Bolivia-victory says: We return. We, the people, return crossing ages, foiling frontiers, crushing conspiracies the Empire and its gang of imperialists hatch. Following the latest Bolivia-election-victory Evo Morales, the guerrilla turned lead fighter in a bourgeois-electoral arena, has vowed: “We’re going to return to Bolivia; that’s not in debate.” The former president of Bolivia announced: My great desire is[Read More…]

by October 20, 2020 World
Socialist Luis Arce Wins The Bolivia Election

Socialist Luis Arce Wins The Bolivia Election

A year after former Bolivian president Evo Morales was ousted in a military coup that installed a far-right regime, Morales ally Luis Arce declared victory after exit polls showed the socialist candidate with a large advantage over his two main competitors. “Democracy has won,” Arce, who served as Morales’ finance minister, said in an address to the nation after one[Read More…]

by October 19, 2020 World
The Aftermath Of 2019 Bolivian Coup

The Aftermath Of 2019 Bolivian Coup

Ever since the racist right-wing government of Jeanine Anez has assumed power, Bolivia is continuously experiencing politico-economic tumult. Recently, seven legislators of the Movement towards Socialism (MAS) filed a complaint against the Ministers of Government and Defense, Arturo Murillo and Luis Fernando López, for misconduct in the purchase of riot gear equipments. As per the complaint, the post-coup Bolivian government unfavorably cancelled[Read More…]

by June 10, 2020 World