2020-09-17: News Headlines

teleSUR (2020-09-15). Bolivia: Socialist Presidential Candidate Keeps Leading Polls. telesurenglish.net One month away from Bolivia's presidential elections, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) candidate Luis Arce is still leading the polls, while coup-born regime's leader Jeanine Añez continues to lose supporters. | RELATED: | The private company Markets and Samples' recent poll shows Arce in first place with a forecast of 25 percent of the votes in favor. | Over the last week, Añez's vote intention fell from 12 to…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-15). MAS continues campaign for general elections in Bolivia. peoplesdispatch.org Bolivia's progressive political party, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS),

_____ (2020-09-14). US-Linked PR Firm Ran Fake News Networks For Right-Wing Latin American Regimes. popularresistance.org A major US PR firm located just a few blocks from the White House has been caught running an industrial grade propaganda operation on social media. The information warfare blitzkrieg relied on fake accounts and pages to spread disinformation on behalf of right-wing, US-backed governments in Latin America, while deploying covert propaganda to destabilize the leftist governments in Venezuela and Mexico. | The company behind the campaign, CLS Strategies, signed a contract to represent Bolivia's far-right junta and provide "strategic communications counsel" in the lead-up to that country's ostensible election.