Daily Archives: February 24, 2020

2020-02-24: News Headlines

Hugo Turner (2020-02-24). Bolivia: Anatomy of a CIA Coup. globalresearch.ca Last November a horrifying coup took place overthrowing the socialist government of Bolivia and the nation's first indigenous president Evo Morales. It was a textbook example of a CIA coup recalling the dark days of Operation Condor when the …

Robert Abele (2020-02-24). The American Empire Will Fall if Humanity Stands Together. globalresearch.ca Empires despise laws. The U.S. Empire still desires to dominate Iran, Venezeula, Bolivia, Syria, and others, all in contravention of the United Nations Charter and the Geneva Conventions. When the Geneva Conventions and International Laws of War and Commerce were …

Staff (2020-02-23). Puerto Rico's Uprisings Have Empowered a New Leadership Among the Oppressed. truthout.org The U.S. federal government's disastrous response to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria illustrates a longstanding history of an exploitative domestic policy on the island. Recent earthquakes have not only rocked Puerto Rico's infrastructure but have emphasized the United States's negligence of its own citizens. Journalist and Columbia University professor, Ed Morales, describes Puerto Rico as the "symbol of marginalized communities all over the U.S. and the world." He joins activist and scholar…

teleSUR (2020-02-23). ALBA Rejects Disqualification of Evo Morales' Candidacy. telesurenglish.net Member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for America- Peoples' Trading Treaty (ALBA-TCP), denounced this Saturday the disqualification of former President Evo Morales as a candidate for the Bolivian Senate for the May 3 elections. | RELATED: | According to the statement issued by the regional body, the measure taken by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) is further evidence of the continuing coup against Morale…

teleSUR (2020-02-22). Bolivia: Tiquipaya Region Declared a Disaster Zone. telesurenglish.net In Bolivia, the Tiquipaya region in Cochabamba woke up on alert Saturday, after several areas were affected by the overflow of the Taquiña River while local authorities declared a disaster zone. | RELATED: | According to the latest report from the local authorities, 92 families and 22 homes have been affected, with 'Molle Molle' being the most affected area. Some families have lost everything and the danger conti…

Staff (2020-02-14). One Billion Rising: Eve Ensler & Taína Asili Mark V-Day and Campaign to End Sexual Violence. democracynow.org This Valentine's Day, people around the world are taking to the streets to protest violence against women and girls. From the Philippines to India to Italy to Bolivia, thousands of women in more than 100 countries will reclaim public space through dance and performance as part of a global movement called One Billion Rising. The movement takes its name from the shocking statistic that one in three women across the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. One Billion Rising started on Valentine's Day 2012 and has continued to grow every year since. Participants say they won't stop dancing until violence…

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

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Bolivia: Anatomy of a CIA Coup
Hugo Turner | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-24
Last November a horrifying coup took place overthrowing the socialist government of Bolivia and the nation's first indigenous president Evo Morales. It was a textbook example of a CIA coup recalling the dark days of Operation Condor when the | …
globalresearch.ca/bolivia-anatomy-cia-coup/5704575

The American Empire Will Fall if Humanity Stands Together
Robert Abele | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-24
Empires despise laws. The U.S. Empire still desires to dominate Iran, Venezeula, Bolivia, Syria, and others, all in contravention of the United Nations Charter and the Geneva Conventions. When the Geneva Conventions and International Laws of War and Commerce were …
globalresearch.ca/empire-fall-humanity-stands-together/5704464

Puerto Rico's Uprisings Have Empowered a New Leadership Among the Oppressed
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-02-23
The U.S. federal government's disastrous response to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria illustrates a longstanding history of an exploitative domestic policy on the island. Recent earthquakes have not only rocked Puerto Rico's infrastructure but have emphasized the United States's negligence of its own citizens. Journalist and Columbia University professor, Ed Morales, describes Puerto Rico as the "symbol of marginalized communities all over the U.S. and the world." He joins activist and scholar…
truthout.org/articles/puerto-ricos-uprisings-have-empowered-a-new-leadership-among-the-oppressed/

ALBA Rejects Disqualification of Evo Morales' Candidacy
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-23
Member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for America- Peoples' Trading Treaty (ALBA-TCP), denounced this Saturday the disqualification of former President Evo Morales as a candidate for the Bolivian Senate for the May 3 elections. | RELATED: | 'The Disqualification Is a Blow to Democracy', Evo Morales Says | According to the statement issued by the regional body, the measure taken by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) is further evidence of the continuing coup against Morale…
telesurenglish.net/news/alba-denounces-disqualification-of-evo-morales-20200223-0010.html

Bolivia: Tiquipaya Region Declared a Disaster Zone
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-22
In Bolivia, the Tiquipaya region in Cochabamba woke up on alert Saturday, after several areas were affected by the overflow of the Taquiña River while local authorities declared a disaster zone. | RELATED: | Bolivia's Coup-Born Regime Suspends Benefits for Pregnant Women | According to the latest report from the local authorities, 92 families and 22 homes have been affected, with 'Molle Molle' being the most affected area. Some families have lost everything and the danger conti…
telesurenglish.net/news/Bolivia-Tiquipaya-Region-Declared-a-Disaster-Zone-20200222-0007.html

One Billion Rising: Eve Ensler & Taína Asili Mark V-Day and Campaign to End Sexual Violence
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-14
This Valentine's Day, people around the world are taking to the streets to protest violence against women and girls. From the Philippines to India to Italy to Bolivia, thousands of women in more than 100 countries will reclaim public space through dance and performance as part of a global movement called One Billion Rising. The movement takes its name from the shocking statistic that one in three women across the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. One Billion Rising started on Valentine's Day 2012 and has continued to grow every year since. Participants say they won't stop dancing until violence…
www.democracynow.org/2020/2/14/v_day_one_billion_rising