Daily Archives: July 22, 2020

2020-07-22: News Headlines

Staff (2020-07-22). Headlines for July 22, 2020. democracynow.org As U.S. Records 1,000 More COVID-19 Deaths, Trump Admits "It Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better", California Surpasses New York in Total Coronavirus Cases, COVID-19 Death Toll at San Quentin State Prison Reaches 12, HRW: 14 Egyptians Have Died of COVID-19 in Overcrowded Prison, Brazilian COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses 80,000; Bolivian Police Recover 400 Bodies, Israel Authorities Demolish Coronavirus Testing Center in West Bank, U.S. Military Infection Rates Soar, Raising Concerns for Areas Near Overseas Bases, Trump Moves to Exclude Counting Undocumented People in Drawing Congressional Districts, Massachusetts…

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 …