Evo Morales returns to Bolivia in triumph

By Marco Terrugi posted on Workers World, November 16, 2020 Chimoré airport, Bolivia First published Nov. 13 in revistacrisis.com.ar, Teruggi’s article describes Evo Morales’ triumphant return to Bolivia after a year in exile. Translation: John Catalinotto. [Former President] Evo Morales and [Vice President] Alvaro Garcia Linera stood before a crowd at the Chimoré airport in the heart of the Chapare.[…]

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The Bolivian People Said Yes to Democracy and No to U.S. Imperialism

The Alliance for Global Justice Congratulates the Bolivian People October 18, 2020, marked the end of the US-backed coup against Evo Morales and the theft of democracy in Bolivia. Today, the victory of Luis Arce, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS in Spanish) presidential candidate, marks the strong determination of the Bolivian people to return to democracy. From the Alliance for[…]

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Bolivia’s Corrupt Coup Makers Fear Electoral Rebuff

by John Catalinotto, published on Workers World, October 15, 2020 National elections are scheduled to take place in Bolivia on Oct. 18. They are the first to be held since November 2019, when a Washington-backed coup overthrew the legal government of President Evo Morales. The coup regime, guilty of repression, massive corruption and a mangled response to COVID-19, is facing[…]

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The Aftermath Of 2019 Bolivian Coup

by Yanis Iqbal, published on Countercurrents, June 10, 2020 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[…]

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‘Tired of Holding Other Worlds in My Fist’

by Vijay Prashad, published on Consorteum News, February 17, 2020 originally published on Tricontinental Institute, February 7, 2020 In November 2019, the Bolivian army – with a nudge from the shadows – told its President Evo Morales Ayma to resign. Morales would eventually go to Mexico and then seek asylum in Argentina. Jeanine Áñez, a far-right politician who was not[…]

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Bolivia’s New US-Backed Interim Gov’t Wastes No Time Privatizing Economy

by Alan McLeod, published on MintPress News, December 16, 2019 It has been barely one month since the administration of Jeanine Añez seized power in a military coup in Bolivia, but it has wasted no time in attempting to transform the economy and society. Its latest move is aimed at privatizing the country’s economy. A government spokesperson confirmed the fears[…]

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Bolivia, Anatomy of a Coup

by Jeff Mackler and Lazaro Monteverde, published on Popular Resistance, November 26. 2019 On Sunday, October 20 Evo Morales was re-elected president of Bolivia with 46.85 percent of the vote against his nearest competitor, Carlos Mesa, who received 36.74 percent. In anticipation of a Morales victory, the U.S. corporate media launched a fake news disinformation barrage nine days earlier aimed[…]

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Racist Coup in Bolivia Sparks Resistance

By Sam Ordóñez posted on Workers World, November 17, 2019 Nov. 15 – On Nov. 10, Evo Morales, president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, resigned, along with the vice president and the majority of his cabinet. This happened after the national police abandoned their defense of the elected government and joined right-wing protests, and the Armed Forces announced on[…]

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After Morales Ousted in Coup, the Lithium Question Looms Large in Bolivia

by Vijay Prashad, published on Common Dreams, November 12, 2019 Bolivia’s President Evo Morales was overthrown in a military coup on November 10. He is now in Mexico. Before he left office, Morales had been involved in a long project to bring economic and social democracy to his long-exploited country. It is important to recall that Bolivia has suffered a[…]

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U.S.-backed coup deposes Evo Morales in Bolivia

Workers World Bulletin: As of 4 p.m. EDT on Nov. 10, President Evo Morales has resigned his office in Bolivia, pushed out by a counterrevolutionary coup d’état backed by Washington. After part of the police force joined the counterrevolutionary gangs and the heads of the Armed Forces advised him to resign, Morales took this step as the best of bad[…]

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