Daily Archives: July 17, 2020

2020-07-17: News Headlines

teleSUR (2020-07-16). Cardboard Coffins Are Used to Bury the Poorest in Bolivia. telesurenglish.net Given the inability of RELATED: | Burying or cremating a corpse has become almost a luxu…

_____ (2020-07-15). NYT Acknowledges Coup In Bolivia While Shirking Blame For Its Supporting Role. popularresistance.org The New York Times (6/7/20) declared that an Organization of American States (OAS) report alleging fraud in the 2019 Bolivian presidential elections—which was used as justification for a bloody, authoritarian coup d'etat in November 2019—was fundamentally flawed. | The Times reported the findings of a new study by independent researchers; the Times brags of contributing to it by sharing data it "obtained from Bolivian electoral authorities," though this data has been publicly available since before the 2019 coup. | The article never uses the word "coup"—it says that President Evo Morales was "pu…

sputniknews (2020-07-15). Bolivian Sex Workers Urged to Wear See-Through 'Biosecurity Suits' to Prevent COVID-19 Infection. sputniknews.com Sex workers in the Bolivian city of La Paz are preparing for a new normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic with equipment such as bottles of bleach, gloves and see-through raincoats, which will all help them work safely.