Bolivia elections a people’s victory against right wing coup

The Left group in the European Parliament congratulates Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca, as well as the Bolivian people, for the overwhelming victory of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS-IPSP) on October 18. This victory took place despite the attempts of the right and the far-right to disqualify the left’s candidacy through lawfare, leading to several judicial processes in recent months targeting, in particular, MAS and its candidates.

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Socialist Presidential Candidate Arce Wins Bolivia’s Elections

After midnight on Sunday, the Bolivian authorities officially announced that the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) presidential candidate Luis Arce obtained 52.4 percent of the votes, the Citizen Community (CC) candidate Carlos Mesa got 31.5 percent, and the “We Believe Alliance” candidate Luis Fernando Camacho reached 14.1 percent of the votes.. Bolivia’s president-elect Arce thanked the people for their support and for their peaceful participation in the electoral process. “We have recovered democracy and hope. We ratify our commitment to work with social organizations. We are going to build a national…

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Restore Democracy in Bolivia Now!

The Canadian Peace Congress stands in solidarity with the people of Bolivia in their struggle to force the coup regime headed by Janine Añez to resign and for a return to democratic conditions. Evo Morales of the Movement Toward Socialism Party (MAS) was re-elected President of Bolivia in the first round of voting on October 20, 2019 with 47% of the popular vote. Carlos Mesa of the right-wing Revolutionary Nationalist Movement (MNR) received only 36.5%, thus negating the necessity of a second round of voting.

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General strike in Bolivia

Following a process of mobilization, the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) is calling for a general strike and the blocking of the country from Monday, August 3, 2020. It denounces the power in place, the lack of democracy and the antisocial measures that the people are targeted.

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Evo Morales proposes that WHO assume control of the drug industry at ALBA-TCP conference

The Bolivian indigenous leader Evo Morales proposed on Wednesday that the World Health Organization and the States to assume control over the world drug industry, which “cannot be in the hands of private or transnational companies”, as part of an international campaign that raised the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP).

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Janine Añez Is Playing With Bolivia’s Future, Evo Morales Says

Bolivia’s acting president, Janine Añez, is planning to hand over the country’s natural resources to transnationals, according to a tweet posted on Tuesday by former president Evo Morales. “The de facto government is making arrangements to give the lithium project away to transnationals, against the Constitution and the interests of the country, and thus compromises the future of the nation,” denounced Evo. What right does she have to compromise our future? We have to remember that the repression against our natives was mostly because of the lithium.

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President Maduro ratifies support for Evo Morales against de facto government

In the framework of the closing of the XVII Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), in Havana, Cuba, the constitutional president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros ratified support for Evo Morales against the de facto government consummated in the Plurinational State of Bolivia. During his speech, the Dignitary said that the illegal government chaired by Senator Jeanine Áñez self-proclaimed president “already announced the surrender of the economy to the International Monetary Fund (FIM)”.

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