Daily Archives: November 17, 2020

2020-11-17: News Headlines

Marco Terrugi (2020-11-17). Evo Morales returns to Bolivia in triumph. workers.org Chimoré airport, Bolivia First published Nov. 13 in revistacrisis.com.ar, Teruggi's article describes Evo Morales' triumphant return to Bolivia after a year in exile. Translation: John Catalinotto. [Former President] Evo Morales and [Vice President] Alvaro Garcia Linera stood before a crowd at the Chimoré airport in the heart of the Chapare. . . . |

Tanya Wadhwa (2020-11-17). 1 year after the Sacaba massacre, Bolivians commemorate victims and demand justice. peoplesdispatch.org According to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), 36 people lost their lives in different parts of Bolivia during…

Tanya Wadhwa (2020-11-17). Colombia witnesses one of the bloodiest weekends of the year. peoplesdispatch.org Violence against social and political leaders continues at an alarming rate in Colombia. This weekend, between November 13 & 15, a family of 3 was killed in a massacre; 2 Afro-descendant people, 1 Indigenous leader, 1 social leader and 3 former combatants of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerilla group were assassinated by illegal paramilitary groups; and 2 minors were shot dead by a national army soldier. The alarming number of deaths is one of the highest death tolls registered during a weekend this year. | Estos son los trágicos hechos del fin de semana de horror en contra de la paz. En med…

teleSUR (2020-11-16). Bolivia: IACHR to Investigate Crimes in Senkata and Sacaba. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's authorities announced that on November 23, five experts from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) will arrive in the country to undergo an investigation into the murders of Sacaba, in Cochabamba Department, and Senkata, El Alto Department. | RELATED: | On Sunday, Justice Minister Ivan Lima, and the Movement to Socialism (MAS) lawmaker Leonardo Loza released the information during a tribute to the victims of the massa…