Bolivia: Trial against Jeanine Áñez to Begin Soon

Peoples Dispatch Former de-facto president of Bolivia, Jeanine Áñez. Photo: Archives Jeanine Áñez faces charges of “breach of duties” and “resolutions contrary to the Constitution and the Law” for her illegal self-proclamation as “interim president of Bolivia” during the US-backed coup d’état against former president Evo Morales in November 2019 Bolivian government minister Eduardo del…

How Bolivia’s Economy Was Saved

Kawsachun News We spoke to Zenón Mamani, Bolivia’s Vice Minister for Budget and Public Accounts, about what the country’s economic recovery looks like following the restoration of the socialist model at the end of 2020, with the landslide victory of Luis Arce and the Movement Towards Socialism. What are the core principles behind the economic…

Bolivia Achieves Record Levels of Economic and Social Growth in 2021

Tanya Wadhwa Bolivian president Luis Arce during his visit to Humatoma school in the capital La Paz on December 22. Photo: Luis Arce/Twitter Under the rule of President Luis Arce and vice president David Choquehuanca of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party, Bolivia recovered from the economic losses suffered during the coup regime of Jeanine…

Bolivia Cracks Down on Peruvian Narcojets

Peru is the second largest exporter of cocaine. Narcojets originating in Peru try to refuel in Bolivia, so as to reach Brazil, and from there, export to Europe. We accompanied Bolivian authorities as they destroyed these refueling centers and detonated holes in illegal runways.

Bolivia Has the Lowest Inflation in Latin America

Kawsachun News Bolivia’s accumulated inflation for 2021 is just 0.54%, says a new report by the Bolivian Institute for Foreign Trade (IBCE), a private research center. Meanwhile, the regional average, according to the IMF, has reached 9.3% across Latin America. Bolivia’s 0.54% is in stark contrast to Central Bank figures of its neighbors, such as…