Daily Archives: February 4, 2020

2020-02-04: News Headlines

Oliver Vargas (2020-02-03). The Old Puppets Return: Meet Bolivia's Corrupt Washington-Backed Candidates. mintpressnews.com 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, However, the problem facing the Bolivian right is much larg…

teleSUR, jg (2020-02-03). Bolivia: Evo Morales' Legal Representative Arrested. telesurenglish.net 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. | Judge Armando Zeballos ordered the pre-trial detention…

teleSUR (2020-02-02). Bolivia's Right Fails To Create A Unified Coalition Against MAS. telesurenglish.net 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: | 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…

Staff (2020-01-31). Headlines for January 31, 2020. democracynow.org 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…

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

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

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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…
telesurenglish.net/news/bolivia-evo-morales-legal-representative-arrested-20200203-0006.html

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…
mintpressnews.com/bolivia-elections-meet-us-backed-right-wing-candidates/264559/

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…
telesurenglish.net/news/bolivian-right-wing-fails-to-create-an-alliance-against-mas-20200202-0013.html

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…
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