2021-10-18: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-18). Mercenaries implicated in assassinating Jovenel MoàØse may also have plotted against Luis Arce, says Bolivian govt. peoplesdispatch.org Bolivian minister Eduardo del Castillo said the government had identified the mercenaries who were involved in a plot to assassinate Luis Arce before he took office. The conspiracy and potential invasion of Bolivia by US troops last year had earlier been revealed by The Intercept…

Ken Livingstone (2021-10-18). Bolivia shows us what is possible. zcomm.org Bolivia's rapid social progress under a left-wing government and ability to suffer a right-wing coup then overcome it through mass mobilisation is a source of hope and optimism for the international left…

_____ (2021-10-17). Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee Prepares For Demonstrations. popularresistance.org As 2021 comes to a close, the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee is collaborating closely with Jailhouse Lawyers Speak as they organize collective actions inside prisons and jails from August 21 to September 9, 2022. These actions will include labor strikes, work equipment sabotage, sit-ins, boycotts and hunger strikes. The campaign, called "Shut 'Em Down 2022," plans to focus on locally organized actions driven by incarcerated people to meet their abilities and the demands of their specific facilities. IWOC is a committee of the Industrial Workers of the World. | "When you're incarcerated, human rights ab…

teleSUR, HIM, MER (2021-10-17). Tribunal boliviano sentencia que autoproclamación de Jeanine àÅñez fue inconstitucional. telesurtv.net La sentencia de la Justicia boliviana refiere que, en 2019, la situación no era la correspondiente para una sucesión 'ipso facto'.

Pilar Paricio (2021-10-17). Second World Congress for Peace to be held in Barcelona. pressenza.com Around 100 organisations from 114 countries and nearly 3,000 activists are meeting this weekend in Barcelona to participate in the Second World Peace Congress, organised by the International Peace Bureau (IPB). The aim of this second congress is to provide…

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