2020-11-26: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-26). Bolivian police arrest a military general implicated in the Sacaba massacre. peoplesdispatch.org On November 24, Bolivian police arrested the commander of the Cochabamba Military Garrison, General Alfredo Cuellar, in connection with The Prosecutor's Office ordered Cuellar's arrest after he gave his statement in the Sacaba massacre case yesterday. The Prosecutor's Office said that the arrest warrant was issued because there were elements of convi…

John Pilger (2020-11-26). Britain's Class War on Children. zcomm.org Study after study shows that the people who suffer and die early from the diseases of poverty brought on by a poor diet, sub-standard housing and the priorities of the political elite and its hostile "welfare" officials — are working people…

Otto Koenig and Richard Detje (2020-11-26). Bolivia – the left returns to power. indybay.org The Bolivian people have proven that reason, dignity and fighting spirit cannot be suppressed either by a military coup or by government repression. The election result has implications not only for Bolivia, where it is an important step towards the restoration of democracy, but for the entire Latin American region in terms of democracy, national independence and economic and social progress.

_____ (2020-11-25). Bolivia: New Arrest Warrants For Añez Regime's Top Officials. popularresistance.org The Bolivian Attorney General's Office issued warrants for the arrest of Victor Zamora and Marcel Rivas for the crimes of corruption and political persecution. They were part of the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez (2019-2020). | Former Oil Minister Zamora is under investigation for the crimes of influence abuse and breach of duty. He allegedly committed these crimes when he was in charge of Bolivian Fiscal Oilfields (YPFB) amid the COVID-19 pandemic. | The Prosecutor's Office in La Paz requested information from the Migration General Direction and the police to know the former minister's whereabouts.

teleSUR (2020-11-23). Bolivia: Ex-Immigration Director Accused of Political Persecution. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's new Government Minister Eduardo del Castillo accused former Director of Immigration Marcel Rivas of politically persecuting over 495 people, whom he allegedly prevented from leaving the country by issuing illegal immigration alerts. | RELATED: | According to Del Castillo, among those affected by illegal immigration alerts are journalists, politicians, diplomats, and businessmen. | "This gentleman has used Immigration…