Daily Archives: November 10, 2020

2020-11-10: News Headlines

Staff (2020-11-10). Headlines for November 10, 2020. democracynow.org William Barr Says Prosecutors Can Probe Voter Fraud Claims, as GOP Backs Trump Refusal to Concede, GA Republican Senators Call for Sec. of State to Step Down After They Fail to Win Their Races, Joe Biden Pleads for Use of Face Masks as U.S. Cases Top 10 Million, Saeb Erekat, Chief Palestinian Negotiator, Dies After Contracting COVID-19, Trump Fires Defense Secretary Mark Esper, SCOTUS Hearing Arguments in GOP Attack on Obamacare, Which Could Strip Healthcare for Millions, Evo Morales Returns to Bolivia, One Year After Coup That Ousted Him, Peru Removes President Vizcarra in Impeachment Trial, Protests Erupt in Ar…

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Thousands of People Welcomed Evo Morales in Uyuni, Potosi. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's former president and Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) leader Evo Morales on Monday night was received by thousands of people in the town of Uyuni, Potosi Department. | RELATED: | Morales arrived in this town after visiting the mining center of Atocha, Potosi, where he was also received with joy by thousands of residents. | "We returned by roads we have missed so much to meet the multitude of miners of Atocha and their revolutionary…

RT (2020-11-09). NYTimes embodies sour grapes in writeup of Bolivia's ex-president Morales' 'triumphant return' after election overturns coup. rt.com The NY Times insisted Bolivia's socialist government-elect was shunning former president Evo Morales as he returned from exile a year after he was chased out by a US-backed coup, even though both President and VP served under him. | The US outlet made no secret of its dissatisfaction over last month's election results, which saw Morales' MAS (Movement Toward Socialism) party regain power after a year of right-wing quasi-authoritarian rule. MAS won majorities in both chambers of parliament, and president-elect Luis Arce was allegedly hand-picked by Morales as a candidate. | But while Arce and his vice president…

Kenny Stancil, staff writer (2020-11-09). 'Historic Day': Jubilation as Evo Morales Returns to Bolivia One Year After Military Coup. commondreams.org Twelve months after being driven into exile by right-wing forces, socialist former president Evo Morales was "received by the very social movements who defeated the coup and restored democracy." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/evo_morales_returns.jpg

teleSUR (2020-11-09). De Facto Government Leaves Bolivia Deeply in Debt. telesurenglish.net Bolivian President Luis Arce said Sunday in his inauguration speech that the administration of the president of the de facto government of Bolivia, Jeanine àÅñez, plunged the country into an economic crisis that began in November 2019, right after the coup d'état against then-President Evo Morales, but that "deepened" during the pandemic of the new coronavirus, which caused the COVID-19. | RELATED: | According to Arce, bet…

teleSUR (2020-11-09). Evo Morales Returns to Bolivia One Year After the Coup. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's former president Evo Morales Monday will pass through the Quiaca-Villazon border crossing to return to his homeland after a year in exile in Argentina. | RELATED: | "Today is an important day in my life. Returning to my homeland, which I love so much, fills me with joy," Morales tweeted. | In a 'Great Popular Caravan,' the former president will travel over 1,100 kilometers by land as he travels through three Bol…

teleSUR (2020-11-09). Evo Morales: 'We Recovered Our Country Without Violence'. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's former President Evo Morales made his first statements in the Bolivian city of Villazon a few hours after his arrival in his Homeland. | RELATED: | "With patience and without violence, we recovered our Homeland. We returned millions, " Morales told the recalled the resounding victory of the Movement to Socialism in the last elections. | The leader rejected the coup plotters' attempts to prevent Presid…

Eds. (2020-11-09). Evo Morales' sarcasm: "If there was fraud, Donald Trump should go to OAS's Luis Almagro" mronline.org In one of his last interviews before traveling to Bolivia—the return to his homeland is scheduled for November 9—Evo Morales stated his opinion on the United States elections, where there is still no confirmation on who will be the next president.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-09). Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca take office in Bolivia. peoplesdispatch.org Luis Arce of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) was sworn in as the president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia on November 8. The same day, David Choquehuanca also took office as the vice president of the Latin American country. Their inauguration marked the return of democracy in Bolivia almost a year after the coup d'état of November 2019. The The president of the senate, Andrónico Rodrígue…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-08). Iranian FM holds meeting with his Chilean counterpart. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister held a meeting with his Chilean counterpart in La Paz on Sunday, conferring on the expansion of bilateral relations.

teleSUR (2020-11-08). Arce Promises To Rebuild Bolivia After Assuming the Presidency. telesurenglish.net In his first speech as president, Arce criticized the management of the de facto government, which destroyed Bolivia's economy. | The new president of Bolivia also promised to rebuild the South American country, after the de facto government during a year of administration destroyed the economy and its democracy. | "In one year, all the conquests of the Bolivian people were reversed", President Arce's diagnosed, in overviewing the figures with which the de facto government left to the Bolivian State. | "The de facto government left an economy with figures that were not even seen in one of the worst crises that…

WSWS (2020-11-07). MAS denounces dynamite attack against Bolivia's President-elect Luis Arce. wsws.org MAS has stated that newly elected president Luis Arce was the target of a bomb attack Thursday night at the party's La Paz headquarters.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-06). MAS denounces explosion at campaign headquarters in La Paz. peoplesdispatch.org Sebastián Michel, the spokesperson of the Movement Towards Socialism — Political Instrument for People's Sovereignty (MAS-IPSP) denounced that on the night of Thursday November 5, a stick of dynamite exploded outside the door of the MAS-IPSP campaign headquarters. Michel reported that incoming president Luis Arce was in a meeting at the campaign house when the explosive detonated and that it occurred when far-right groups marched by. | Former Bolivian president Evo Morales