2020-10-14: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2020-10-14). Another right-wing candidate withdraws from upcoming elections in Bolivia. peoplesdispatch.org Jorge Quiroga is the third right-wing presidential candidate who has dropped out of the electoral race in the past one month to unite against the progressive Movement Towards Socialism party…

Steve Sweeney (2020-10-13). Details emerge of new right-wing coup plot in Bolivia ahead of election. peoplesworld.org This original reporting first appeared in Morning Star, Britain's daily socialist newspaper. Bolivia is on the verge of a bloodbath, the Morning Star was told Oct. 12, after details emerged of another plan by right-wing forces to derail next week's presidential and parliamentary elections. It is alleged that a new plot has been hatched that …

Peoples Dispatch (2020-10-13). Will the Bolivian right allow free and fair elections? peoplesdispatch.org The people of Bolivia fear that the ruling coup government will be making use of all kinds of dirty tricks in order to steal the election from them.

teleSUR (2020-10-12). Bolivia: Leftist Parliamentary Candidate Brenda Segovia Arrested. telesurenglish.net The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) denounced the arbitrary detention of the parliamentary candidate, Brenda Segovia, in Santa Cruz on Monday. | RELATED: | "We repudiate the coup-born regime's political violence. The political movement demands the immediate release of our militant," MAS presidential candidate Luis Arce tweeted. | A week ahead of Bolivia's elections, Arce also urged "an end to the far-right-wing attacks…

teleSUR (2020-10-10). Bolivia: Luis Arce to Sue Those Who Accused Him of Corruption. telesurenglish.net Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) presidential candidate Luis Arce Saturday announced that he will file a criminal complaint with the Prosecutor's Office of La Paz against those who accused him of corruption without evidence. | RELATED: | "The complaint is already being prepared by the lawyers. On Monday morning, we are going to file it against all those who are falsely accusing me," Arce said. | The accusers have even impli…

teleSUR-ce (2020-10-10). Bolivia's Coup President Goes on Anti-Che Guevara Tirade. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's defacto President Jeanine Añez marked the execution of Ernesto Che Guevara with an unprecedented "act of reparation" and tribute to the soldiers who participated in the killing of the revolutionary in 1967. | RELATED: | "Congratulations on the defeat of the communist invader," proclaimed Añez in a six minute anti-communist tirade in which she glorified the killing of Che Guevara, praising the Bolivian army's actions during…

teleSUR (2020-10-10). Russia Will Take Its COVID-19 Vaccine to Another LATAM Country. telesurenglish.net As a measure to counteract Bolivia's sanitary crisis, Sigma laboratory Friday sealed an alliance with Russia to produce and export to other Latin American countries a medicine for patients with COVID-19 and to distribute the new Russian vaccine 'Sputnik V'. | RELATED: | The Bolivian company Sigma Corp. will import the new Russian COVID-19 vaccine, which was announced to the world in August by President Vladimir Putin. | Sigma will also begin to produce in Bolivia the anti…