2021-08-24: 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…

teleSUR (2021-08-23). Bolivian People Cannot Stand Impunity, Seek Justice, Arce Says. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Bolivian president Luis Arce said that Justice is the only way towards national reconciliation during an act at the Army General Staff. | RELATED: | "The correct, real and concrete way to pacify that we have is the application of Justice, as requested by the families of the people who have lost…

teleSUR (2021-08-23). Anez Remains "Stable" After Attempting Suicide, No Major Injury. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's former de facto president Jeanine Anez is "stable" after she tried to kill herself while in prison, local media outlets reported on Monday. | RELATED: | According to Juan Carlos Limpias, the director of prisons, the authorities "can say, without a doubt, that her health is stable." The official also noticed that "at the moment, she is with her family in the penitentiary. The family will be an important fac…

_____ (2021-08-23). GIEI Report Confirms Human Rights Violations in the 2019 U.S.-Backed Coup in Bolivia. strategic-culture.org Bolivia's victims are victims of a U.S.-backed coup, and U.S.-funded political violence should equally share the spotlight now highlighting Anez's short-lived legacy of human rights violations in Bolivia. | A 471-page report by the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts for Bolivia (GIEI-Bolivia) recently presented to Bolivian President Luis Arce in La Paz on Tuesday this week confirms the U.S.-backed coup's persecution of opponents, including "systematic torture and summary executions" in 2019. The report is based on interviews with 400 victims of the Anez regime and other witnesses, as well as 120,000 f…

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.

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