Daily Archives: March 10, 2020

2020-03-10: News Headlines

Laura Carlsen (2020-03-10). The Organization of American States Is Eroding Faith in Democracy. counterpunch.org The actions of the OAS Electoral Mission in Bolivia, headed by the Costa Rican Manuel González Sanz, triggered a break with the democratic order, leading not only to the coup but the subsequent killings of pro-Morales protesters by security forces, who specifically targeted indigenous supporters of the nation's first indigenous president.

teleSUR (2020-03-10). Bolivia: Congress Summons 3 Ministers to Explain Their Actions. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Plurinational Legislative Assembly (ALP) invited three ministers of RELATED: | This meeting should be attended by Communication Minister Maria Fernandez, Environment Minister Maria Pinckert, and Ru…

sputniknews (2020-03-10). Morales' MAS Won October Polls Fairly, Will Win Again Unless Anez Gov't Defrauds Voters — Journo. sputniknews.com MIT researchers have thrown the Organisation of American States' (OAS) audit of Bolivia's October elections into question. According to La Resistencia Bolivia journalist Alberto Echazu, the OAS should be held responsible for the November coup, especially given that the same entity was invited by the de facto government to monitor the 3 May vote.

teleSUR (2020-03-09). Bolivia: Parliament Censors Jeanine àÅñez's Allies Minister. telesurenglish.net The Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia (ALP) on Monday censored the de facto Bolivian Defense Minister Luis Fernando López. This legal action is founded on the functionary's refusal to declare his implication and responsibility in manifesting repression last November that left many dead and wounded in the Andean nation. | RELATED: | With this act, the bicameral parliamentary body rejected a third minist…

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

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The Organization of American States Is Eroding Faith in Democracy
Laura Carlsen | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-10
The actions of the OAS Electoral Mission in Bolivia, headed by the Costa Rican Manuel González Sanz, triggered a break with the democratic order, leading not only to the coup but the subsequent killings of pro-Morales protesters by security forces, who specifically targeted indigenous supporters of the nation's first indigenous president.
counterpunch.org/2020/03/10/the-organization-of-american-states-is-eroding-faith-in-democracy/

Bolivia: Congress Summons 3 Ministers to Explain Their Actions
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-10
Bolivia's Plurinational Legislative Assembly (ALP) invited three ministers of the coup-born regime lead by Jeanine Añez to attend a hearing session on Wednesday. | RELATED: | Bolivia: Parliament Censors Jeanine àÅñez's Allies Minister | This meeting should be attended by Communication Minister Maria Fernandez, Environment Minister Maria Pinckert, and Ru…
telesurenglish.net/news/bolivia-alp-to-question-three-other-ministers-20200310-0008.html

Bolivia: Parliament Censors Jeanine àÅñez's Allies Minister
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-09
The Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia (ALP) on Monday censored the de facto Bolivian Defense Minister Luis Fernando López. This legal action is founded on the functionary's refusal to declare his implication and responsibility in manifesting repression last November that left many dead and wounded in the Andean nation. | RELATED: | Bolivia: UNHCR-Based De-Facto Govt Seeks New Attack on Morales | With this act, the bicameral parliamentary body rejected a third minist…
telesurenglish.net/news/bolivia-parliament-censors-jeanine-anezs-allied-minister-20200309-0002.html