Daily Archives: November 28, 2020

2020-11-28: News Headlines

teleSUR (2020-11-27). House Arrest for Bolivian Military Officer Accused of Murder. telesurenglish.net A court judge in Sacaba (Cochabamba) decided on Thursday to impose house arrest for the commander of the Armed Forces, General Alfredo Cuellar, accused of murder during the massacre that occurred in November 2019 during the police-army intervention against a public march of coca growers who were trying to reach the city of Cochabamba in support of deposed President Evo Morales. | RELATED: | Cuellar, who was arrested…

teleSUR (2020-11-27). Bolivia: Court Lifts Photojournalist Facundo Molares' Arrest. telesurenglish.net In Bolivia, Montero City's Criminal ruled the cessation of preventive detention measures against Facundo Molares, an Argentine photojournalist who is being investigated for crimes committed during…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-26). Bolivian police arrest a military general implicated in the Sacaba massacre. peoplesdispatch.org On November 24, Bolivian police arrested the commander of the Cochabamba Military Garrison, General Alfredo Cuellar, in connection with The Prosecutor's Office ordered Cuellar's arrest after he gave his statement in the Sacaba massacre case yesterday. The Prosecutor's Office said that the arrest warrant was issued because there were elements of convi…

teleSUR (2020-11-26). Bolivia: General Alfredo Cuellar Arrested Over Sacaba Massacre. telesurenglish.net The Prosecutor's Office ordered the arrest of Bolivian Air Force General Alfredo Cuellar over the massacre that occurred in Sacaba city during the protests against the U.S.-backed coup that took place in November 2019. | RELATED: | The Bolivian general will remain in a cell of the Special Forces for the Fight Against Crime(FELCC) until his cautionary hearing. | "In the Sacaba events, I only performed administrative functions.

Otto Koenig and Richard Detje (2020-11-26). Bolivia – the left returns to power. indybay.org The Bolivian people have proven that reason, dignity and fighting spirit cannot be suppressed either by a military coup or by government repression. The election result has implications not only for Bolivia, where it is an important step towards the restoration of democracy, but for the entire Latin American region in terms of democracy, national independence and economic and social progress.

teleSUR (2020-11-26). TeleSUR Signal Returns to Bolivian Television. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Vice President David Choquehuanca announced that as of Wednesday teleSUR multi-media platform's signal will return to the Bolivian television after a year of being off the air by order of the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez. | RELATED: | "The signal of Latin America's most important multi-media is back. Censorship is not the path to people's democracy. Today we celebrate freedom of expression," Choquehuanca…

_____ (2020-11-25). Bolivia: New Arrest Warrants For Añez Regime's Top Officials. popularresistance.org The Bolivian Attorney General's Office issued warrants for the arrest of Victor Zamora and Marcel Rivas for the crimes of corruption and political persecution. They were part of the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez (2019-2020). | Former Oil Minister Zamora is under investigation for the crimes of influence abuse and breach of duty. He allegedly committed these crimes when he was in charge of Bolivian Fiscal Oilfields (YPFB) amid the COVID-19 pandemic. | The Prosecutor's Office in La Paz requested information from the Migration General Direction and the police to know the former minister's whereabouts.