2020-03-08: News Headlines

Joe Emersberger (2020-03-08). WaPo Prints Study That Found Paper Backed an Undemocratic Bolivia Coup. zcomm.org At this point, the OAS report on Bolivia's election should be discarded, except for the purpose of a credible investigation into how such appalling work ever came to be done…

Laura Carlsen (2020-03-06). The Organization of American States Is Eroding Faith in Democracy. commondreams.org Supporters of ousted Bolivian leader Evo Morales rally against the coup. (Photo: Shutterstock) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/shutterstock_1561503616.jpeg

Telesur (2020-03-06). Former Nobel Peace Prize Nominates Morales for 2020 Distinction. globalresearch.ca "It is an honor for me to inform you that I have nominated comrade Evo Morales Ayma for the Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2020," the Argentinian Adolfo Perez Esquivel announced on his Twitter account. | *** | The Argentinian activist …

Staff (2020-03-06). The Washington Post Must Answer for Its Bolivia Coverage. truthdig.com President Evo Morales won re-election in Bolivia's presidential election last October 20, as pre-election But the day after the election, the Organization of American States (OAS), whom Morales had allowed to monitor the election, put out a press release claiming there had been a "drastic and hard-to-explain change in the trend of the prelim…

teleSUR (2020-03-06). Bolivia: UNHCR-Based De-Facto Govt Seeks New Attack on Morales. telesurenglish.net Based on a pronouncement from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the de-facto government of Jeanine Añez called on governments that have granted or are in the process of giving asylum or refuge to Bolivian citizens, to avoid they incurring hostile acts such as "subversive discourse" towards their country of origin. | RELATED: | In a statement, the Bolivian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that UNHCR had respo…

Staff (2020-03-02). Headlines for March 2, 2020. democracynow.org U.S. Sees First 2 Coronavirus Deaths in Washington as Cases Worldwide Mount, U.S. and Taliban Sign Deal Aimed at Ending 18-Year War, Joe Biden Claims Decisive South Carolina Victory, Buttigieg & Steyer Drop Out Ahead of Super Tuesday, North Korea Fires Projectiles as It Carries Out Military Drill, Study Reveals No Fraud in 2019 Bolivian Election That Ousted Evo Morales, Voters in Israel Go to Polls for 3rd Time in Under a Year, Greece Attacks Refugees After Turkey Loosens Restrictions on Border, Assange Extradition Hearings Suspended Until May, Wet'suwet'en Chiefs in Talks with Canadian Ministers as Fight Against…

Joe Emersberger (2019-12-20). Notes on a private TV newscast in Bolivia. The contrast with Venezuela is clear as day. zcomm.org In August, I took detailed notes a news broadcast on one of Venezuela's largest TV networks. I summarized these notes in an interview I did with the Real News Network making the point that Venezuela's private media (which reaches 60-90% of households) is remarkably free — most especially when you consider the US is openly