Daily Archives: January 17, 2020

2020-01-17: News Headlines

(2020-01-17). San Francisco Labor Council opposes the coup in Bolivia. workers.org The following resolution was passed by unanimous vote of the San Francisco Labor Council on Jan. 13. Whereas Evo Morales, running for his fourth term of office as President of Bolivia, had the highest vote count in the unofficial and official vote results, leading by over 10% his nearest rival . . . | Continue reading San Francisco Labor Council opposes the coup in Bolivia at Workers.org

W. T. Whitney (2020-01-17). Mexico Takes Action on Coup in Bolivia and on CELAC. counterpunch.org Mexico's government intervened recently in two difficult situations beyond its borders. One is turmoil in Bolivia following a U.S. — assisted coup. The other is about renewing the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). At issue there is regional integration and independence. Bolivian President Evo Morales was forced out of office on November More

Andrew Korybko (2020-01-17). It's Factually Incorrect to Claim that Bolivia Has a So-Called Interim Government. globalresearch.ca The individuals who seized power after the military coup in Bolivia don't constitute a so-called "interim government" because the radical policy changes that they've implemented since then go far and beyond simply presiding over the state until new elections are …

teleSUR (2020-01-16). 'No Time Extension to Coup-Born Regime' Bolivian Workers Warn. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's social organizations Thursday reject the Constitutional Court's decision to extend the period of the self-proclaimed President Jeanine Añez until the installation of a new government which is expected to emerge from the May 3 elections‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã. | RELATED: | Bolivian FM Wants Argentina to Condemn Comments by Evo Morales | The Confederation of Rural and…

teleSUR (2020-01-16). Bolivian Senate Approves Extending Coup Government Mandate. telesurenglish.net The Chamber of Senators of Bolivia, approved on Thursday the draft Law on the Extension of the Constitutional Mandate of Elected Authorities, which allows the de facto government to remain in power until May 3 when new elections are held. | RELATED: | 'No Time Extension to Coup-Born Regime' Bolivian Workers Warn | Two-thirds of the legislative body supported the controversial bill, adding to the Constitutional Court that gave the green light last Wednesday to the extension of all…

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.

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San Francisco Labor Council opposes the coup in Bolivia
| workers.org | 2020-01-17
The following resolution was passed by unanimous vote of the San Francisco Labor Council on Jan. 13. Whereas Evo Morales, running for his fourth term of office as President of Bolivia, had the highest vote count in the unofficial and official vote results, leading by over 10% his nearest rival . . . | Continue reading San Francisco Labor Council opposes the coup in Bolivia at Workers.org
workers.org/2020/01/45587/

Mexico Takes Action on Coup in Bolivia and on CELAC
W. T. Whitney | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-17
Mexico's government intervened recently in two difficult situations beyond its borders. One is turmoil in Bolivia following a U.S.

Mexico Takes Action on Coup in Bolivia and on CELAC
W. T. Whitney | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-17
Mexico's government intervened recently in two difficult situations beyond its borders. One is turmoil in Bolivia following a U.S.

It's Factually Incorrect to Claim that Bolivia Has a So-Called Interim Government
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-17
The individuals who seized power after the military coup in Bolivia don't constitute a so-called "interim government" because the radical policy changes that they've implemented since then go far and beyond simply presiding over the state until new elections are …
globalresearch.ca/incorrect-claim-bolivia-interim-government/5700924

'No Time Extension to Coup-Born Regime' Bolivian Workers Warn
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-16
Bolivia's social organizations Thursday reject the Constitutional Court's decision to extend the period of the self-proclaimed President Jeanine Añez until the installation of a new government which is expected to emerge from the May 3 elections‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã. | RELATED: | Bolivian FM Wants Argentina to Condemn Comments by Evo Morales | The Confederation of Rural and…
telesurenglish.net/news/No-Time-Extension-to-Coup-Born-Regime-Bolivian-Workers-Warn-20200116-0001.html

Bolivian Senate Approves Extending Coup Government Mandate
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-16
The Chamber of Senators of Bolivia, approved on Thursday the draft Law on the Extension of the Constitutional Mandate of Elected Authorities, which allows the de facto government to remain in power until May 3 when new elections are held. | RELATED: | 'No Time Extension to Coup-Born Regime' Bolivian Workers Warn | Two-thirds of the legislative body supported the controversial bill, adding to the Constitutional Court that gave the green light last Wednesday to the extension of all…
telesurenglish.net/news/bolivian-senate-approves-extending-coup-government-mandate-20200116-0021.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