Bolivia

OAS: “Yes, there were human rights violations in Bolivia during 2019”.

The Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS) received on 02 March the Final Report of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI-Bolivia) on the massacres, extra-summary executions and other human rights violations that occurred in Bolivia during…

Anniversary of the Movement Towards Socialism in Bolivia in the midst of political crisis

On 11 March, the departmental leadership of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS-IPSP) in Santa Cruz and Beni made a formal complaint to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) to disavow its national leadership, whose president is Evo Morales and vice-president Gerardo…

Sebastián Moro, the journalist who anticipated Bolivia’s coup d’état and ended up dead

Two years afterwards, the death of the Argentinean journalist is still under suspicion. Without his body, which was cremated, the investigations have focused on photographs, videos and testimonies. The family, meanwhile, points to the responsibility, or at least the clumsiness,…

Women’s march in Bolivia against justice after the release of femicides and rapists

On Monday 31 January, a massive “Women’s March against sexist violence and corruption in the justice system” took place from the Ballivian area of El Alto, through the city of La Paz and ended in front of the departmental court…

When “MAS” becomes less

By Rafael Bautista S.* An unjust and even useless war has been unleashed (against Vice President David Choquehuanca), because what it will provoke is not even to put an end to the supposed “competence” of the “sole leader”, but rather…

Bolivia recovers from a deep crisis and returns to the path of growth with 9.4%.

With the various economic and social measures implemented since December 2020, Bolivia has recovered from a deep crisis and resumed the path of economic growth with 9.4 per cent in the second quarter of 2021, said Bolivian President Luis Arce.…

New coup attempt against MAS in Bolivia

Monday 8 November was the anniversary of the first year of the government of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca, and at the same time the pro-Santa Cruz civic committee led by Rómulo Calvo of the ultra-right and allied with the…

Penelope Moro “Bolivia must put an end to impunity because we cannot allow this to happen again”.

With the support of more than 100 human rights organisations, the family of Sebastián Moro launched an international campaign a few days ago to demand justice for the Argentinean journalist murdered in Bolivia during the coup d’état against Evo Morales…

The conquest of America: the situation of the indigenous today

The creation of nation states in America went hand in hand with the creation of “normal schools” whose educational objective was to homogenise the population on the basis of a single culture, European culture. From there, the prevailing narrative was…

South African and Bolivian Presidents Highlight Global Vaccine Inequity at UNGA

At the United Nations General Assembly, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa repeated his call for waiving intellectual property rights on vaccines. He also criticized wealthy nations for hoarding vaccines. President Cyril Ramaphosa: “It is an indictment on humanity that more…

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