2020-02-05: Social Media Postees

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Free Bolivian political prisoner Facundo Molares!
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-05
Bolivia suffered a vicious coup d'état on November 10, 2019 that was provoked by right-wing gangs rampaging in the street, traitorous police and military officers, the old guard political elite, and, of course, supported by the United States Embassy. As soon as Evo Morales was elected to a fourth term as president of Bolivia on October 20, with almost 47% of the vote, right-wing elements, centered in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, started a campaign to destabilize the progressive government headed by Evo. | Directly after the results announcing that Morales won in the first round of the presidential election, reactiona…

Evo Morales Named Candidate for Bolivian Senate
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-04
The democratically elected President of Bolivia Evo Morales, who is seeking asylum in Argentina after a coup d'etat against him, has been named a candidate for senate. | "Our brother Evo Morales is on the official lists. He is our candidate for the department of Cochabamba to the National Assembly," coca growers' leader, Leonardo Loza, stated today to the press in La Paz, adding that social organizations supported the candidacy. | Bolivia: Evo Morales' Legal Representative Arrested | With t…

Bolivia: UN underlines support for 'credible, transparent and inclusive' election
news.un.org | 2020-02-04
With Bolivia this week reaching a "decisive stage" in its electoral process, the United Nations "will do everything possible" to support the country in holding a vote that is credible, transparent and inclusive, envoy Jean Arnault has said.

Bolivia De Facto Govt Reestablishes Diplomatic Ties With Israel
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-04
Bolivia's de facto government announced Tuesday it will re-establish diplomatic relations with Israel after 11 years. | RELATED: | Bolivia's Coup-Born Regime Suspends Relations With Cuba | "Israel returns to Bolivia and Bolivia returns to Israel," Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon announced Monday, yet the confirmation was made after coup leader Jeanine Añez met in La Paz with Israel's Ambassador to Peru Asaf Ichilevich. | Exiled President Evo Morales, currently a…

The Old Puppets Return: Meet Bolivia's Corrupt Washington-Backed Candidates
Oliver Vargas | mintpressnews.com | 2020-02-03
Elections are looming in Bolivia. Despite closing ranks to force out Evo Morales' left-indigenous government, the different factions of Bolivia's pro-coup right have fallen out with each other less than three months into their rule. The crisis boiled over on January 26, when Jeanine Anez, the self-declared 'interim' president, declared that she would stand as a candidate, despite pledging not to. Her announcement triggered a rebellion within her own cabinet that she crushed by purging the dissenters. | However, the problem facing the Bolivian right is much larg…

Bolivia: Evo Morales' Legal Representative Arrested
teleSUR, jg | telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-03
The legal representative of former Bolivian President Evo Morales has been sentenced to six months in prison in a new attack on the reputation of the Movement towards Socialism (MAS) ahead of the upcoming elections. | RELATED: | Bolivia's Coup-Born Regime Arrests Socialist Political Refugees | Judge Armando Zeballos ordered the pre-trial detention…

Bolivia's Right Fails To Create A Unified Coalition Against MAS
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-02
Right-wing parties in Bolivia have failed to create a unified bloc to contest former president Evo Morales' party Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) in the upcoming general election in May. | RELATED: | Bolivia's Coup-Born Regime Arrests Socialist Political Refugees | During a meeting promoted by the Pro Santa Cruz Committee, presidential candidates from the right recognized that it will be difficult to reach an agreement in order to face MAS in the next election. | Among them we…

Headlines for January 31, 2020
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-31
Senate Poised to Acquit President Trump in Impeachment Trial, World Health Organization Declares International Public Health Emergency, U.S. Special Envoy Warns of International Crisis in Idlib, Syria, Britain Formally Withdrawing from European Union Tonight, Pentagon Deploys 1st Low-Yield Nuclear Warhead-Armed Submarine, Trump Admin Poised to Loosen Restrictions on Use of Landmines, Human Rights Groups Condemn Mexico for Crackdown on Central American Migrants, Mexican Butterfly Conservationist Found Dead, Bolivia's Movement for Socialism Candidate Luis Arce Returns to Bolivia, U.S. Pushes EU to End Ban on Chemic…