Daily Archives: July 21, 2020

2020-07-21: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2020-07-21). Bolivian right attempts to disqualify Evo Morales' MAS party from upcoming elections. peoplesdispatch.org Former Bolivian president Evo Morales condemned the attempt, saying that with the banning of the party, the opposition wants to achieve "what they cannot achieve at the polls"

_____ (2020-07-21). Bolivia At The Gates Of An Electoral And Political-Military Coup D'état. popularresistance.org Once the coup d'état was consummated in November, a series of devices were put in place in Bolivia aimed at legitimizing a coup president who came to power in an unconstitutional manner and anointed by the military, who were, together with the police, not the architects but the legitimizers of the coup. | A coup d'état that could have been consummated by a bad decision of the direction of the process of change, which made the third person in the chain of succession, the President of the Senate, Adriana Salvatierra (MAS-IPSP), resign once Evo and Alvaro were out of the country and on their way to Mexico, leaving a…

Aidan Jonah (2020-07-19). Bolivian Coup Government Calls for another Canada-backed Foreign Intervention in its Presidential Elections. dissidentvoice.org On July 15, Luis Fernando Camacho, leader of the violent coup against Bolivian president Evo Morales and current candidate for the Bolivian presidency, issued a desperate appeal to the Organization of American States. Bolivia's coup leader, Fernando Camacho, has asked the OAS to intervene to stop democratic elections taking place on September 6th. Camacho says …

_____ (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…