Daily Archives: November 4, 2020

2020-11-04: News Headlines

_____ (2020-11-04). Ending Regime Change — in Bolivia and the World. strategic-culture.org Medea BENJAMIN | Less than a year after the United States and the U.S.-backed Organization of American States (OAS) supported a violent military coup to overthrow the government of Bolivia, the Bolivian people have reelected the Movement for Socialism (MAS) and In the long history…

teleSUR (2020-11-04). Bolivia: the Pro-Santa Cruz Civic Committee Calls for Strike. telesurenglish.net The Pro-Santa Cruz Civic Committee (PSCC) has announced a strike starting on Thursday in protest over the results of the general elections held on October 18. | RELATED: | The PSCC president Romulo Calvo made the announcement after an agreement reached in a meeting held by the extended board of directors of the Committee on November 3. | The civic strike is set to begin in the eastern sector of Chiquitano, extending throughout Sa…

teleSUR (2020-11-03). Bolivia: Arce Invites President Maduro To His Swear-in Ceremony. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's President-elect Luis Arce has extended an invitation to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro to attend his swear-in ceremony set for Nov. 8th. | RELATED: | The invitation comes days after the decision by the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez to invite Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Juan Guaido, who self-proclaimed "Interim president". | On Tuesday, ex-President Evo Morales announced that he will return to Bolivia on…

_____ (2020-11-03). 'The Coming War On China' — Watch John Pilger's Powerfully Relevant Documentary. strategic-culture.org Caitlin JOHNSTONE | "The aim of this film is to break a silence: the United States and China may well be on the road to war, and nuclear war is no longer unthinkable," Pilger says in his 2016 documentary The Coming War on China, which "In a few years China has become the world's second-biggest economic power," Pilger's introduction continues. "The United States is the world's biggest military power, with bases and missiles and ships covering ever…

_____ (2020-11-03). Talk Of Another Pink Tide. popularresistance.org The election of Luis Arce in Bolivia last month has been much celebrated in circles where people of humane good will gather. This is as it should be: Arce was economics and finance minister in the socialist government of Evo Morales and was the violently deposed president's chosen successor to lead his Movimiento al Socialismo, MAS. | Arce's victory, by a thumping 52-percent to 31-percent, reversed one of the bolder and nastier of the many right-wing coups in Latin America the U.S. has led, cultivated, fomented, instigated, what-have-you since the early decades of the last century.

Anya Parampil (2020-11-02). Survivors of Bolivia coup massacre cry out for justice — A Grayzone original documentary. thegrayzone.com The Grayzone traveled to Bolivia to produce this documentary investigating the coup government's massacre of indigenous protesters in the Senkata area of El Alto in November 2019. We interviewed family members of victims and human rights lawyers trying to hold the Jeanine àÅñez transitional administration to justice. By Anya Parampil Camera, editing and scoring by Ben Norton…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-01). Bolivian new Gov. keen on reviving relations with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) — The Bolivian President-elect said that the new government will reactivate the bilateral relations and cooperation with Iran that were stagnant during the Bolivian interim government.