2020-08-25: News Headlines

Vijay Prashad (2020-08-25). Why Cuban doctors deserve the Nobel Peace Prize. mronline.org U.S. allies in Latin America, such as Brazil, Bolivia, and Ecuador, expelled the Cuban medical missions. This would become a catastrophic decision for these countries as the COVID-19 pandemic developed across Latin America.

teleSUR (2020-08-24). Bolivia: De Facto Regime Seeks To Divide Socialists, Evo Warns. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's former President Evo Morales assured that the coup-born regime raises false accusations against him to weaken the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) before the October elections. | RELATED: | "The right-wing cannot divide us. If we allow them to divide us, we will be playing the right wing's game. They want us shattered," Evo said. | Last week, the Justice Ministry filed a complaint against…

Eds. (2020-08-24). Bolivia mass mobilizations against U.S.-backed coup continue. mronline.org A 12-day national Bolivian blockade led by massive social movements, students, elders, unions and farmworkers ended on Aug. 13. It had paralyzed the entire country, resulting in food/fuel shortages and in the complete instability of the Andean nation itself.