Daily Archives: January 10, 2020

2020-01-10: News Headlines

Eoin Higgins (2020-01-10). USAID, OAS Arrive in Bolivia to Give "Technical Aid" in Elections, Raising Fears of US Meddling. theantimedia.com Officials from USAID and the Organization for American States arrived in Bolivia to "give technical aid to the election process in Bolivia."

Alan Macleod (2020-01-10). Bolivia's New Right-Wing Government Intensifies Crackdown on Journalists, Doctors. mintpressnews.com The US-backed administration of Jeanine Añez is arresting prominent members of the press and even doctors in what it calls a "dismantling of the propaganda apparatus of the dictatorial regime of Evo Morales."

Olivia Arigho-Stiles (2020-01-10). Period of Calm Obscures Deepening Crisis of Democracy in Bolivia. zcomm.org The streets may now be peaceful in La Paz but as developments unfold which steadily erode the democratic foundations of the state, Bolivian democracy is more imperiled than at any time since the dictatorships of the last century…

teleSUR (2020-01-09). Coup Plotters Announce Morales Arrest Warrant With Irony. telesurenglish.net Wielding handcuffs on his hand, Bolivia's Interior Minister Arturo Murillo Wednesday announced that he asked Interpol to activate an international arrest warrant for former President Evo Morales who is accused of sedition and terrorism by the coup-based government led by Jeanine Añez. | RELATED: | Bolivia: Right-Wing Discredits Possible Socialist Candidate | "Nothing is going to happen to you," the de-facto minister said while challenging Morales to return to Bolivia where his "des…

Staff (2020-01-07). Headlines for January 7, 2020. democracynow.org John Bolton Willing to Testify in Senate Impeachment Trial, Confusion in Pentagon & Trump Administration over U.S. Policy on Iran, Julián Castro Endorses Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Can Now Deport Mexican Asylum Seekers to Guatemala, Wildfires Rage in Australia; India Suffered Hottest Decade on Record, Harvey Weinstein Charged with Rape in Los Angeles County, Mexico: 60,000 People Disappeared Since U.S.-Backed Drug War Began, Bolivia Sets May 3 Date for New Election, After Morales's Ouster, Confusion over Leader of National Assembly Reigns in Venezuela, Earthquake Knocks Out Power Across Puerto Rico, Men Sue Boy Scout…

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 Read more…

Joe Emersberger (2019-12-15). 128 Reuters articles on Bolivia since October 20, 2019 election with no mention of expert criticism of OAS audit UPDATED. zcomm.org Bolivia ¥s foreign minister says Mexico appeal to International Court 'a mistake' Bolivia's YPFB strikes transition deal with Petrobras to extend natural gas exports Bolivia is not a Mexican colony, acting foreign minister Longaric tells El Pais Mexico says Spanish diplomats' cars blocked by Bolivia at La Paz embassy Mexico appeals to international court as diplomatic Read more…

Paul Dobson (2019-11-18). Venezuelans Protest Bolivia Coup After Diplomatic Break. venezuelanalysis.com The de facto government in La Paz has broken relations with Caracas and recognised Guaido.

CounterSpin (2019-11-15). Alex Main on Bolivia Coup. fair.org Media…

Paul Dobson (2019-11-11). Venezuela Condemns Bolivia Coup d'État. venezuelanalysis.com Government forces and grassroots movements are holding vigils across the country in support of Evo Morales.

2020-01-10: Social Media Postees

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USAID, OAS Arrive in Bolivia to Give "Technical Aid" in Elections, Raising Fears of US Meddling
Eoin Higgins | theantimedia.com | 2020-01-10
Officials from USAID and the Organization for American States arrived in Bolivia to "give technical aid to the election process in Bolivia."

USAID, OAS Arrive in Bolivia to Give “Technical Aid" in Elections, Raising Fears of US Meddling

Bolivia's New Right-Wing Government Intensifies Crackdown on Journalists, Doctors
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-10
The US-backed administration of Jeanine Añez is arresting prominent members of the press and even doctors in what it calls a "dismantling of the propaganda apparatus of the dictatorial regime of Evo Morales."
mintpressnews.com/bolivia-right-wing-government-crackdown-journalists-doctors/264036/

Period of Calm Obscures Deepening Crisis of Democracy in Bolivia
Olivia Arigho-Stiles | zcomm.org | 2020-01-10
The streets may now be peaceful in La Paz but as developments unfold which steadily erode the democratic foundations of the state, Bolivian democracy is more imperiled than at any time since the dictatorships of the last century…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/period-of-calm-obscures-deepening-crisis-of-democracy-in-bolivia/

Coup Plotters Announce Morales Arrest Warrant With Irony
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-09
Wielding handcuffs on his hand, Bolivia's Interior Minister Arturo Murillo Wednesday announced that he asked Interpol to activate an international arrest warrant for former President Evo Morales who is accused of sedition and terrorism by the coup-based government led by Jeanine Añez. | RELATED: | Bolivia: Right-Wing Discredits Possible Socialist Candidate | "Nothing is going to happen to you," the de-facto minister said while challenging Morales to return to Bolivia where his "des…
telesurenglish.net/news/Coup-Plotters-Announce-Morales-Arrest-Warrant-With-Irony-20200109-0003.html

Notes on a private TV newscast in Bolivia. The contrast with Venezuela is clear as day
Joe Emersberger | zcomm.org | 2019-12-20
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 Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/notes-on-a-private-tv-newscast-in-bolivia-the-contrast-with-venezuela-is-clear-as-day/

128 Reuters articles on Bolivia since October 20, 2019 election with no mention of expert criticism of OAS audit UPDATED
Joe Emersberger | zcomm.org | 2019-12-15
Bolivia ¥s foreign minister says Mexico appeal to International Court 'a mistake' Bolivia's YPFB strikes transition deal with Petrobras to extend natural gas exports Bolivia is not a Mexican colony, acting foreign minister Longaric tells El Pais Mexico says Spanish diplomats' cars blocked by Bolivia at La Paz embassy Mexico appeals to international court as diplomatic Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/112-reuters-articles-on-bolivia-since-october-20-2019-election-with-no-mention-of-expert-criticism-of-oas-audit/