Daily Archives: July 19, 2020

2020-07-19: News Headlines

_____ (2020-07-18). Bolivians Take To The Streets Against The Añez Government. popularresistance.org Bolivia's Workers Central (COB) Tuesday called for tens of thousands of people to hold a mass protest in several cities against the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez. | "The Bolivian people, the Indigenous groups, and educational organizations raised their voice of protest today," the COB Secretary-General Juan Carlos Huarachi said in La Paz. | One of the demonstrators' main calls is the definitive confirmation of the general elections for September 6. | "We ask for a democratically elected government that resolves the country's economic and health crisis caused by COVID-19," Huarachi added, adding that citize…

teleSUR (2020-07-17). Bolivia: Senate Will Try To Ban Unconstitutional Military Promotion. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Senate President Eva Copa Thursday announced she will file a legal proceeding to annul military promotion by decree imposed by the coup-born government of Jeanine Añez. | RELATED: | Senator indicated that she will address the Constitutional Court to advance in a measure against the promotions decreed. | "We will not allow a transitional government to take attributions like that," Copa stated to a local radio station…

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…

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.