2020-11-05: News Headlines

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2020-11-05). Tensions Grow in Bolivia as Arce's Inauguration Day Approaches. globalresearch.ca Arce's victory was not enough to overcome the effects of the coup in Bolivia. Currently, the country is strongly threatened by the confluence of the anti-democratic interests of various political groups, paramilitaries and religious fundamentalists who seek to prevent the …

_____ (2020-11-04). Ending Regime Change — in Bolivia and the World. strategic-culture.org Medea BENJAMIN | Less than a year after the United States and the U.S.-backed Organization of American States (OAS) supported a violent military coup to overthrow the government of Bolivia, the Bolivian people have reelected the Movement for Socialism (MAS) and In the long history…

teleSUR (2020-11-04). Bolivia's Electoral Tribunal Rules Out Audit of Elections. telesurenglish.net The Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE) of Bolivia ruled out an audit of the last general elections' results. Simultaneously, the extreme right-wing group Pro Santa Cruz Civic Committee announced a strike until it is carried out. | RELATED: | The president of the electoral body, Salvador Romero, said that "it is effectively ruled out (an audit) because the electoral process concluded with the delivery of the count, with…

teleSUR (2020-11-04). Bolivia: the Pro-Santa Cruz Civic Committee Calls for Strike. telesurenglish.net The Pro-Santa Cruz Civic Committee (PSCC) has announced a strike starting on Thursday in protest over the results of the general elections held on October 18. | RELATED: | The PSCC president Romulo Calvo made the announcement after an agreement reached in a meeting held by the extended board of directors of the Committee on November 3. | The civic strike is set to begin in the eastern sector of Chiquitano, extending throughout Sa…

WSWS (2020-11-04). Fascist protests in Bolivia demand overturning of presidential election. wsws.org Last night, a street council called by fascists in Santa Cruz demanded the overturning of the recent election and a military takeover.

_____ (2020-11-03). 'The Coming War On China' — Watch John Pilger's Powerfully Relevant Documentary. strategic-culture.org Caitlin JOHNSTONE | "The aim of this film is to break a silence: the United States and China may well be on the road to war, and nuclear war is no longer unthinkable," Pilger says in his 2016 documentary The Coming War on China, which "In a few years China has become the world's second-biggest economic power," Pilger's introduction continues. "The United States is the world's biggest military power, with bases and missiles and ships covering ever…

teleSUR (2020-11-03). Bolivia: Arce Invites President Maduro To His Swear-in Ceremony. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's President-elect Luis Arce has extended an invitation to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro to attend his swear-in ceremony set for Nov. 8th. | RELATED: | The invitation comes days after the decision by the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez to invite Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Juan Guaido, who self-proclaimed "Interim president". | On Tuesday, ex-President Evo Morales announced that he will return to Bolivia on…

_____ (2020-11-03). Talk Of Another Pink Tide. popularresistance.org The election of Luis Arce in Bolivia last month has been much celebrated in circles where people of humane good will gather. This is as it should be: Arce was economics and finance minister in the socialist government of Evo Morales and was the violently deposed president's chosen successor to lead his Movimiento al Socialismo, MAS. | Arce's victory, by a thumping 52-percent to 31-percent, reversed one of the bolder and nastier of the many right-wing coups in Latin America the U.S. has led, cultivated, fomented, instigated, what-have-you since the early decades of the last century.