Daily Archives: September 6, 2020

2020-09-06: News Headlines

Ben Norton (2020-09-06). U.S. govt-linked PR firm ran fake news networks for right-wing Latin American regimes. thegrayzone.com A Washington, DC-based PR firm linked to the US government and Democratic Party, CLS Strategies, ran a fake news network on Facebook and Instagram, spreading propaganda for Bolivia's coup regime and the right-wing opposition in Venezuela and Mexico. By Ben Norton major US PR firm located just a few blocks from the White House has …

teleSUR (2020-09-06). Bolivia: Political Campaigns Begin Ahead of Elections. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced that political organizations and parties will begin their campaigns ahead for the elections of May 3. | RELATED: | "According to the Electoral Calendar approved by the TSE, the organizations and political alliances will start their campaigns from Sunday, September 6," the TSE stated. | Candidates could begin their political campaigns but they will have to maintain the health authorities recom…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2020-09-04). Día Internacional de las Mujeres Indígenas: 5 septiembre. indybay.org Día Internacional de las Mujeres Indígenas: 5 septiembre | Bartolina Sisa Vargas – Guerrera Aymara | Bolivia 1750 -5 September- 1782.

teleSUR (2020-09-03). Facebook Removes Right-Wing Disinformation Network. telesurenglish.net Facebook Tuesday informed it eliminated a U.S.-based disinformation network that was financed by Bolivia's Interim government as the company considered it a threat to democracy. | RELATED: | Besides posting information in favor of Bolivia's coup-born regime, such a network targeted Latin American users and offering them publications in support of political groups opposing Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and…

teleSUR (2020-09-03). Bolivia: Lawmaker Accuses Interim Govt. of Encouraging COVID-19. telesurenglish.net The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) lawmaker Edgar Montaño Wednesday accused the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez of reopening the borders so that a new strain of the coronavirus enters Bolivia and forces the elections to be postponed again. | RELATED: | "They want to bring the new strain of the coronavirus," Montaño said and explained that an increase in cases would allow the Interim regime to justify changes…

_____ (2020-09-02). US Political Scientists Argue Evo Morales Should Be President Of Bolivia. popularresistance.org Three political scientists from the United States closely studied allegations of fraud in the Bolivian election of 2019 and found that there was no fraud. These scholars—from the University of Pennsylvania and Tulane University—looked at raw evidence from the Bolivian election authorities that had been handed over to the New York Times. They suggest late-counted votes came from rural regions where the candidacy of incumbent President Evo Morales Ayma was popular; the character of these votes, and not fraud, accounts for the margin of victory announced by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) on October…