2021-06-20: News Headlines

Editor2 (2021-06-20). Tapes Leaked to Media Reveal Bolivian Coup Government was Plotting to Overturn 2020 Election Loss with Help from US Mercenaries. orinocotribune.com Top cabinet officials in the interim government of Jeanine àÅñez plotted a second coup to stay in power in Bolivia, according to leaked documents. The plan allegedly involved hundreds of US mercenaries flown in from Florida. | àÅñez took power in Bolivia in November 2019, after violent protests backed by the country's military and police forced Evo Morales to flee from the country rather than continue governing for a fourth presidential term after winning elections. The protests were triggered by claims of election fraud, which were promoted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and were later…

_____ (2021-06-19). A 14-day global campaign demands justice for victims of Bolivia coup. popularresistance.org On 10 November 2019, the democratically elected government of Evo Morales in Bolivia was overthrown by a US-government supported military coup. The coup regime, also supported by the UK and the European Union, presided over mass human rights violations and was met with widespread resistance from social movements in Bolivia.

Editor2 (2021-06-19). Ecuadorian Legislator Demands Investigation Into Supply of Ammunition to Bolivian Coup Regime. orinocotribune.com Fausto Jarrín Terán has filed a complaint with the State Attorney General's Office to investigate the alleged supply of weapons by Lenin Moreno's government to Jeanine àÅñez's coup regime in Bolivia. | Ecuadorian lawyer and legislator Fausto Jarrín Terán, on June 14, filed a complaint with the State Attorney General's Office to investigate the alleged supply of weapons by the government of former President Lenín Moreno to the Bolivian coup regime of Jeanine àÅñez in November 2019. Jarrín Terán, along with over a dozen other legislators of the progressive Union for Hope (UNES) alliance, demanded the tr…

_____ (2021-06-19). 14-Day Global Campaign Demands Justice For Victims Of Bolivia Coup. popularresistance.org On 10 November 2019, the democratically elected government of Evo Morales in Bolivia was overthrown by a US-government supported military coup. The coup regime, also supported by the UK and the European Union, presided over mass human rights violations and was met with widespread resistance from social movements in Bolivia. | This pressure ultimately led to new presidential elections in October 2020 which resulted in the defeat of the coup with Morales' party Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) winning a landslide victory in the first round. The MAS's Luis Arce assumed the presidency on 8 November 2020, almost exact…

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