Bolivia

Bolivia: hell on earth or balkanisation in the name of God

In 2005, Bolivia underwent a profound shift in its political power relations. The MAS-IPSP, created by a broad group of popular organisations, won the elections in a resounding manner. In the face of this, the profoundly racist Bolivian oligarchy, particularly…

Bolivia. Against the sedition of Camacho and Calvo, people and government deploy their forces

Under undemocratic and seditious extortion, and after the Government of the Plurinational State has offered all instances of dialogue to deal in a participatory manner with the issues involved in the Population and Housing Census, the representatives of the extreme…

Bolivia. President Arce proposes at the UN to overcome capitalism to confront threats to humanity

The President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia participated in the 77th Session of the United Nations, where he stated that this forum “must allow us to continue strengthening multilateralism in order to confront more effectively the new and old…

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…

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