2021-08-23: News Headlines

Staff (2021-08-23). Bolivian Authorities: àÅñez's Prison Conditions do Not Pose a Danger to her Health. orinocotribune.com The government of Bolivia has reported that the prison conditions of former de facto President Jeanine àÅñez do not pose any risk to her health, after an episode of self-harm. | Through a statement issued on Saturday, August 21, the Bolivian Ministry of the Government indicated that Jeanine àÅñez received the necessary healthcare assistance after she had injured herself in her arm at dawn on Saturday in the Miraflores prison. | The statement specified that there is a medical team attending to the former de facto ruler, and the authorities have installed an exceptional infrastructure to take care of he…

Latin America News Dispatch (2021-08-23). Bolivia Ex-Prez àÅñez Charged With Genocide. latinorebels.com The charges relate to actions taken by àÅñez shortly after being declared president when she issued a decree giving the military responsibility for public security. In the next week, security forces shot 20 people to death and injured dozens of others in two clashes in Cochabamba and El Alto.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-08-22). Jeanine àÅñez se inflige heridas menores en prisión boliviana. telesurtv.net El estado de salud de la presidenta de facto de Bolivia es estable, luego que se infligió varias heridas en prisión.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-08-22). Bolivia: 50 Years Since Banzer Dictatorship and Operation Condor. libya360.wordpress.com Ex-military Commander Alvin Anaya, Jorge 'Tuto' Quiroga and Hugo Banzer on August 6, 2001 in Sucre. Five decades ago today, Hugo Banzer's seven-year military dictatorship was installed in Bolivia through the civic-military coup of August 21, 1971—with all the attributes and objectives of Bolivia's 2019 coup. Among the parallels, was Banzer's Vice President during his…

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