Daily Archives: September 1, 2021

2021-09-01: News Headlines

_____ (2021-09-01). Evo Morales And Social Groups Create 'People's General Staff'. popularresistance.org "The social, union and indigenous organizations decided to form the General Staff of the People for the people as a space to defend the sovereignty and dignity of our democratic and multicultural revolution (…)," Morales announced on Monday after a meeting of leaders, held in Cochabamba in the center of the South American country. | In this sense, the former president stressed that the "Estado Mayor" is made up of "national organizations affiliated and not affiliated to the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB)," including the peasant and indigenous confederations grouped in the Unity Pact, one of the pillars of the r…

Editor2 (2021-09-01). The New International Relations Of Latin America: Interview. orinocotribune.com We spoke to Bolivia's Foreign Minister, Rogelio Mayta, who is leading the charge for a more democratic process of regional integration. The country is raising its voice against Luis Almagro, head of the Organization of American States, both for his role in the 2019 coup, and his wider political actions, on behalf of the United States, in the domestic affairs of member states. | Thank you Minister for your time, what has been the response from others when Bolivia makes its criticisms of Luis Almagro and the direction in which he has pushed the OAS? | In the Americas, we are all reflecting on the role of the OAS an…

César Torres (2021-08-31). Foreign Minister Félix Plasencia sets up Advisory Committee for Latin America. mppre.gob.ve The Minister of People's Power for Foreign Affairs, Félix Plasencia, set up on Tuesday the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Advisory Committee for Latin America, a body that will coordinate the country's foreign policy for the region. At a meeting with the Venezuelan ambassadors to Mexico, Francisco Arias Cárdenas; Bolivia, Alexander Yánez; and Chile, Arévalo […] | La entrada

Guillaume Long (2021-08-31). New Report on Human Rights Violations in Bolivia in 2019 Sheds Light on the Role of the OAS. counterpunch.org On August 17, the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI in Spanish) released its report on human rights violations committed in the context of the 2019 coup d'état that overthrew President Evo Morales and installed the de facto government of Jeanine àÅñez in Bolivia. The 468-page report, based on eight months of research, sheds light

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