2020-11-14: News Headlines

Oliver Vargas (2020-11-14). A Hero's Welcome: Inside Evo Morales' Triumphant Return Tour. mintpressnews.com The return of Evo Morales to Bolivia on Monday, November 9, one day after President Luis Arce's inauguration, marked the formal end of last year's U.S.-backed coup. What does his return mean for Bolivia, and for the world? Is he just a former president who the media will turn to periodically for comment? Is he yesterday's news to his party? The answers to those questions remain unclear, but what is clear is that his three-day return tour was a statement that he intends to provide strong leadership for social movements in Bolivia and abroad. | Corporate media, both national and international, have been promoting a…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-13). Over a million welcome Evo Morales in Chimoré. peoplesdispatch.org People from across Bolivia came to Chimoré to receive former president Evo Morales and former vice-president àÅlvaro García Linera in the place from where they were forced to leave the country after the coup d'état of November 2019…

Tom Phillips (2020-11-13). 'We're in Power Now': Evo Morales Makes Gleeful Return to Town He Fled. zcomm.org Tens of thousands of supporters greet Bolivian ex-president during his triumphant return to Chimoré…

teleSUR (2020-11-12). Joy Marks Evo's Return To Bolivia. telesurenglish.net In a commemorative caravan, Evo Morales began his trip back to Bolivia through the border crossing point La Quiaca in the Argentinean province of Jujuy where Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez warmly bade him farewell. | RELATED: | "A month ago I arrived in Mexico, a brother country that saved our lives, I was sad and devastated. Now I arrived in Argentina, to continue fighting for the humblest and to unite the…

teleSUR (2020-11-11). Cochabamba Prepares for the Most Massive Meeting Since Evo's Return. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's former President Evo Morales arrived at midnight Wednesday in the Tropico region of Cochabamba Department, where is expected the most massive gathering since the leader's return to his homeland, on November 9. | RELATED: | "In the municipality of Chimore, many people are waiting for him," municipality of Tropico de Cochabamba's president Asterio Romero said. | It is estimated that over 50,000 people will arrive at the…

WSWS (2020-11-11). MAS inaugurates right-wing government in Bolivia. wsws.org The same day Evo Morales returned to Bolivia, the new government installed a pro-austerity cabinet.

teleSUR (2020-11-11). Bolivia and Venezuela Formally Resume Diplomatic Relations. telesurenglish.net Both countries' representatives highlighted the historic nature of the moment and their shared interests in enriching mutual cooperation. | The President of Bolivia, Luis Arce, received the credentials of the Ambassador appointed by Venezuela to the Andean nation, Alexander Yáñez, through which diplomatic relations between both countries were officially reestablished. | RELATED: | The ceremony took place early this…

_____ (2020-11-11). A Triumphant Return To Power For Bolivia's Social Movements. popularresistance.org Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Bolivia on November 8 to celebrate the inauguration of President Luis Arce. They would celebrate again the next day, as former president Evo Morales re-entered the country almost a year to the day after his government was overthrown in a coup backed by the Organization of American States (OAS). Almost a month ago, on October 18, the Bolivian people delivered a resounding 26-point electoral victory to the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party. They voted against the neoliberalism represented by candidate and former president Carlos Mesa and…

Media Lens (2020-11-11). Robert Fisk: Death of a "Controversial" Journalist. dissidentvoice.org Robert Fisk, the Independent's Middle East correspondent, died on 30 October aged 74. In reviewing his life and career, the newspaper for which he worked for more than two decades wrote of their star reporter: 'Much of what Fisk wrote was controversial…' As John Pilger noted, in describing Fisk's journalism as 'controversial' the Independent was …