Category: Bolivia

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Ben Dangl: Ballots defeated bullets, now what’s next in Bolivia?

The MAS has overcome incredible challenges this year. Now they will have to navigate the disastrous pandemic, rising fascism and an economic downturn

Ron Ridenour: Morales’ Socialist Party Wins Election

I believe that we must put an end to patriarchal patterns of top-down leadership

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Federico Fuentes: Bolivia: The people defeat the coup

Bolivians have overwhelmingly voted the left-wing Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) back into office in a resounding reversal of last year’s coup

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Glenn Greenwald: Bolivians Return Evo Morales’s Party to Power One Year After a U.S.-Applauded Coup

Right-wing forces cheered by the U.S. tried to destroy one of Latin America’s most vibrant democracies. Voters just restored it

William Camacaro: Decisive Victory of MAS in Bolivia

A Blow to Anti-Indigenous and Anti-Socialist Coups in the Americas

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Evo Morales: We’re Still Fighting the Multinationals Who Drove the Coup

The period since the military coup in November has been marked by repression, massacres of dozens of trade unionists and indigenous activists, and attempts to ban MAS from standing in the presidential election

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Mark Weisbrot: What the OAS Did to Bolivia

Bolivia has descended into a nightmare of political repression and racist state violence since the democratically elected government of Evo Morales was overthrown by the military on November 10

Luis Arce: Last November’s Coup Was About Plundering Bolivia’s Resources

Massive protests last month forced Bolivia’s postcoup government to pledge that elections will take place on October 18

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Vijay Prashad: Will There Ever Be Elections Again in Bolivia?

It is not hard to imagine that this is what a coup regime has in mind; it did not annul democracy to allow democracy to remove it from office

Peoples Dispatch: Tensions rise in Bolivia as far-right groups mobilize against national strike

Over 140 major highways and roads have been blocked by protesters across Bolivia to demand that the general elections be held on September 6 and for the de facto president, Jeanine Áñez, to resign immediately

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