Jeanine Añez: Catastrophic for the Economy & Women

Camila Escalante The gender gap widened and women workers were hit significantly harder than men during the year long coup administration of Jeanine Añez. During 2020, unemployment rose sharply for both men and women, but increased faster for women and took far longer to fall back, while underemployment saw an even more dramatic rise, affecting…

From the “Post-Covid World” to the “New Post-World Order”

Rafael Bautista S. Almost all the descriptions of the possible unfortunate outcome of the global quarantine insist on certifying a reality that no longer makes sense. The global plan-demic has definitively collapsed: a “post-covid world” no longer makes sense as a “world”, and even less so in the terms that modernity boasted of promising, from…

Bolivia: Raids Uncover New Evidence of Añez Corruption Mafia

Kawsachun News Evidence seized in a raid of Arturo Murillo’s room at the house of his sister, Mireya Murillo. Photos: Interior Minister Eduardo Del Castillo Ten raids carried out in three Bolivian departments have resulted in the seizure of new evidence in the investigation around the tear gas case, in which authorities of the defacto…

Operation Condor 2.0: Behind Aznar’s Award to Guaidó and the Atlas Network

Karen Méndez Loffredo Interview with Julián Macías Tovar, researcher and editor of Pandemia Digital. Former President José María Aznar presented the 10th FAES Freedom Award to former Venezuelan MP Juan Guaidó. The event was also attended by the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, the mayor José Luis Martínez Almeida and the…

‘Evo is Our President’: Voices from Rural Peru

Kawsachun News Benigno Vengoa (left) and Carlos Cusihuaman (right) in Villa Tunari. April 24, 2021. Photo: Kawsachun News Kawsachun News spoke to Benigno Vengoa and Carlos Cusihuaman, who visited Bolivia as part of a delegation from Peru to participate as observers of the meeting of the RUNASUR technical commission in Villa Tunari, Cochabamba on April…

Evo Morales’ Earth Day Message

Kawsachun News President of Bolivia’s Movement Towards Socialism, Evo Morales, issued a message on the anniversary of the International Day of Mother Earth, a date recognized by the United Nations following a motion proposed by Bolivia during Evo’s presidency in 2009. The statement was read live on Radio Kawsachun Coca. In this message, Evo proposes…

Bolivia: President Arce Accused of Discrimination Against the Oligarchy

Kawsachun News Two lawmakers of Bolivia’s right-wing opposition are filing a lawsuit against President Luis Arce for ‘racism and discrimination’ due to a comment made by Arce at a campaign rally regarding the manner in which vaccines were being distributed and prioritized. “This complaint is filed against Luis Alberto Arce Catacora for the crimes of…

MAS Unites to Defend Democratic & Cultural Revolution in Cochabamba

Kawsachun NewsThe MAS holds a mass rally on Blanco Galindo Avenue in Cochabamba. April 17, 2021. Photo: Kawsachun News The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) held an all-bases mass rally in Cochabamba to defend Bolivia’s restored democracy and to demand justice for the crimes of the coup dictatorship. The gathering, called by the departmental MAS, the…

Bolivia’s Fight for Food Sovereignty

Kawsachun News Jhonny Marcos Huanca, Director of the Decentralized Public Institute for Food Sovereignty, in an interview with Kawsachun News in La Paz. April 13, 2021. Photo: Kawsachun News Food security and food sovereignty are perhaps the most important issues facing Latin America and its campesino farmers. Being able to produce what one consumes is…

Jaime Vargas: RUNASUR and Plurinationalism, Linking the People of Latin America

Jaime Vargas, President of CONAIE (The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador), speaks about an ambitious regional project linking together the people of Latin America. Jaime Vargas on RUNASUR and plurinationalism @jaimevargasnae https://t.co/mmeevbECMr — Nick Estes (@nickwestes) April 11, 2021 "We must build a continental movement for the liberation of our America, Abya Yala" @evoespueblo…

The Catholic Church and the Coup d’Etat in Bolivia

Álvaro García Linera Contempt for the “formalisms” of democracy, the dignity of life, tolerance and respect for the will of the social majorities, is typical of ideological fanaticism, political racism and fascism. But, the question still remains as to why a hierarchy of such an important religious institution endorsed a brutal violation of democracy and…