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2021-10-05: News Headlines

Staff (2021-10-05). Bolivian police retreat after coca leaf farmers storm market in La Paz (VIDEOS). rt.com Thousands of coca leaf growers seized the main market in Bolivia's capital, La Paz, on Monday after a week-long dispute over its control. Police used tear gas in an effort to stop them. | Riot police fired volleys of tear gas, while protesters hurled stones and firecrackers, and used large garbage containers to set up makeshift barricades. | Security forces were ultimately forced to retreat as farmers from a group called the Self-Defense Committee took over the market in the Villa Fatima neighborhood, where 90% of the country's legal coca leaf is traded, according to the UN. | AFP reported that two protesters…

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-10-05). Nuevo mando militar boliviano toma posesión. telesurtv.net El presidente Luis Arce posesionó al nuevo mando, encabezado por el general A. García Lara como nuevo comandante en jefe.

teleSUR (2021-10-04). Bolivia: Añez's Pre-Trial Detention Extended By Five Months. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, Bolivia's Tenth Criminal Investigation Court extended by five months the pre-trial detention of the 2019 coup leader Jeanine Añez, Ex-Justice Minister Alvaro Coimbra, and Ex-Energy Minister Rodrigo Guzman. Imprisoned since March, these right-wing politicians face charges of terrorism, sedition, and conspiracy. | RELATED: | "The Tenth Court has extended the investigation into the coup d'état since many of…

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-04). Tribunal boliviano amplía detención preventiva de Añez. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a la resolución de un juez de la ciudad de La Paz, la prisión preventiva se extenderá por otros cinco meses.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-04). Movimientos sociales en Bolivia anuncian acciones en defensa de la democracia. telesurtv.net La declaración se produce para defender al Gobierno de Luis Arce ante el embate de los grupos de derecha.

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