Presidential Campaigns Begin in Bolivia Despite Ongoing Repression

As campaigning begins to repeat the Oct. 20 election that ended in a coup against former President Evo Morales, it remains far from certain whether this new election, under right-wing President Jeanine Añez, will be free and fair. The post Presidential Campaigns Begin in Bolivia Despite Ongoing Repression appeared first on The Real News Network. […]

The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements

2019 presented a complicated and mixed legacy for Latin America. Right-wing governments continued to make electoral in-roads, but popular uprisings against neoliberalism also left their mark on the region, says TRNN’s Greg Wilpert. The post The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements appeared first on The Real […]

Historic Radical Organization Relaunches to Fight Police Oppression

Jacqueline Luqman talks to Max Rameau about the relaunch of the National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression, and the start of a national effort to advocate for community control over the police. The post Historic Radical Organization Relaunches to Fight Police Oppression appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/historic-radical-organization-relaunches-fight-police-oppression Droolin’ Dog sniffed […]

Capitalism’s Failures Ignited Worldwide Protests

While the spark for each protest might be different, it is not about left and right but the failure of neoliberalism The post Capitalism’s Failures Ignited Worldwide Protests appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/capitalisms-failures-ignited-worldwide-protests Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Automation User

Anti-Indigenous Racism on the Rise in Post-Coup Bolivia

President Evo Morales, as Bolivia’s first indigenous president, introduced numerous changes to the country to benefit Latin America’s largest indigenous population. The new coup government, however, is seeking to reverse all of these changes. The post Anti-Indigenous Racism on the Rise in Post-Coup Bolivia appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/anti-indigenous-racism-rise-post-coup-bolivia Droolin’ Dog […]

RT Spanish removed from airways in Bolivia by private broadcaster

Bolivia’s leading TV operator has announced termination of RT Spanish broadcasts next week, without a prior notice or clear explanation, citing only orders from its administration. Cotas, a non-governmental operator and the leader in the Bolivian paid television market, sent a notice to RT on Wednesday that the Spanish service would be taken off air […]

Bolivia’s Coup Government Schedules New Election While Persecuting Opposition

Bolivia’s social movements and former President Evo Morales support the new elections, but it’s far from certain that they will be fair. The post Bolivia’s Coup Government Schedules New Election While Persecuting Opposition appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/bolivia-coup-government-schedules-election-while-persecuting-opposition Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article […]

Bolivian Police Are Still Repressing Anti-Coup Protests

Since the Nov. 10 coup against Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, 32 anti-coup protesters have been killed, and Bolivian media is spreading misinformation. The post Bolivian Police Are Still Repressing Anti-Coup Protests appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/bolivia-police-repressing-anti-coup-protests Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published […]

Bolivia coup ended a period of stability the country hadn’t seen for over 180 years, Evo Morales tells Rafael Correa on RT

Deposed Bolivian president Evo Morales, speaking exclusively to RT Spanish, has predicted a return to turbulent times for his country. He’d had a long-term development plan but the ‘coup’ ended a rare period of stability, he says. “There had never been political calm in Bolivia, with the exception of the time when Andrés de Santa […]

How OAS Deception Helped the Coup in Bolivia

When the Organization of American States misled everyone into thinking that Bolivia’s presidential elections were fraudulent, it made the coup against Evo Morales possible, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot. The post How OAS Deception Helped the Coup in Bolivia appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/how-oas-deception-helped-coup-in-bolivia Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared […]