2021-05-29: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-05-29). Bolivia: Añez Likely To Face Multiple Trials. telesurenglish.net The Attorney General's Office of Bolivia on Friday asked the Supreme Court to open three new trials against the de facto ex-President Jeanine Añez. | RELATED: | The first case is related to the illegal settlement of a US$327 million IMF loan, which materialized without the due approval of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly. | In the second trial, Añez would be judged for violating freedom of expression during the COVI…

Vida Linda (2021-05-29). Demanding Decarceration by San Jose D.A. indybay.org We call on San Jose D.A. to free our people, free 'em all NOW! Decarceration will not wait while he builds his new brand as a "progressive prosecutor"! We are in solidarity with people inside who have been locked up for over a year during COVID, hunger striked over horrible conditions and make the demand for liberation.

Rafael Bautista S. (2021-05-29). Bolivia: La histórica derrota de la derecha. globalizacion.ca En política, lo posible es también una cuestión de percepción y no sólo de mera objetividad. La misma objetividad no es una fatalidad sino una creación; por eso los hechos no son objetivos en sí, sino en correspondencia con la…

Luis Manuel Arce Isaac (2021-05-28). México — Las elecciones intermedias más importantes. globalizacion.ca Podría decirse desde un punto de vista cuantitativo que es así porque van a liza las gobernaciones de 15 estados, los 500 escaños de la Cámara de Diputados, de 30 asambleas legislativas, cientos de presidentes municipales, miles de alcaldías, sindicaturas…

teleSUR (2021-05-28). Accomplices of Former Minister Murillo Arrested in Bolivia. telesurenglish.net The coordinator of the Departmental Public Prosecutor's Office of La Paz, Sergio Bustillos, in a press conference issued from the Departmental Public Department, announced this Friday that three people were arrested after being linked to the illicit acts committed by the former deputy minister Arturo Murillo, who was involved in a coup d'état. | RELATED: | "At the moment, we have four people who are being investigated, tw…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-28). Bolivia's former government minister Arturo Murillo arrested in the US. peoplesdispatch.org The former government minister and his chief of staff are accused of receiving bribes from a US company in exchange for a multi-million USD contract with the Bolivian government and using the US financial system to launder those funds. Both are fugitives from Bolivian justice in the same case, among others…

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