The CIA-DEA-Pentagon Dirty War Against Venezuela

Carlos Fazio Lawfare and Asymmetric Warfare vs. Venezuela At the juncture of the so-called “epidemic of the century”, the United States’ war diplomacy has decided to deepen its unconventional, asymmetric war against Venezuela. With a series of successive actions intended to generate fear and awe in “enemy” ranks, the Trump administration activated last March 26…

‘The OAS Has a Lot to Answer For’: New MIT Study Disputes Key Claim That Paved Way for Right-Wing Coup in Bolivia

Eoin Higgins A Bolivian indigenous woman, supporter of Bolivian ousted president Evo Morales, holds a Wiphala flag—representing native peoples—during a protest against the interim government in La Paz on November 15, 2019. (Photo: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images) A new study released by a pair of MIT researchers Thursday reveals that, contrary to claims from the U.S.-backed Organization of…

Bolivia: The CIA is Already Weaving the Plot for Fraud

Hector Bernardo Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced that new presidential elections will be held on May 3, 2020. In the current conditions, the elections only seem to have the intention to disguise the de facto government as a democratic one. Its visible face is the self-proclaimed president Jeanine Áñez, the neofascist leader Luis Fernando…

Evo Morales’ Potential Successor Speaks Out After Far-Right Bolivia Coup: Interview with Union Leader Andrónico Rodríguez

Wyatt Reed Andrónico Rodríguez could be the next president of Bolivia. The 30-year-old labor organizer speaks about the far-right US-backed coup, repression of the leftist MAS party, and how the upcoming election may be rigged. Shinaota, Bolivia — The US-backed military coup forces that toppled Bolivia’s democratically elected government this November have not been able…

Bolivia: The 21st Century Coup d’État and its Crimes Against Humanity

Alex Anfruns After the coup d’état, repression is advancing by leaps and bounds in Bolivia. The dictatorship persecutes the “narco-traffickers”, “vandals” and “terrorists”, that is to say: the social movements, former members of the government, peasants and indigenous people who demonstrate and are assassinated by the army (35 dead and more than 800 wounded). The…

IACHR Report Confirms Massacres in Bolivia; Those Responsible Will Be Prosecuted, Says Evo Morales

An extensive report released Wednesday by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) describes the deaths of civilians in two Bolivian cities as “massacres,” among other human rights violations in the form of “extrajudicial executions”. The document recommends the creation of an international investigation mechanism to shed light on the violence during the political crisis…

OAS Electoral Report on Bolivia Confirms Role in Coup

Franco Vielma After the OAS “preliminary report” was issued, the Armed Forces “suggested” the resignation of President Evo Morales. Photo: Erbol The Organization of American States (OAS) recently published a report entitled “Analysis of Electoral Integrity General Elections in the Plurinational State of Bolivia” (Análisis de Integridad Electoral Elecciones Generales en el Estado Plurinacional de…

The Sacaba and Senkata Massacres: How State Terrorism Operates in Bolivia

Mison Verdad On November 15, a massacre was carried out in Sacaba, in which the military and police murdered citizens and coca growers of the Chapare (Photo: Jorge Abrego / EFE). After a few days of gathering information in El Alto, the delegation assigned by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) for Bolivia, headed…

The Organization of American States: “The Ministry of Colonies”

Ximena Roncal Vattuone The imperial policy of the United States is known for colonial looting and aggression, creating countries and dividing them, controlling their policies and actions from the top levels of imperial decision making. This is done through its different agencies –extensions of its goals–, and by carrying out destabilizing plans and projects completely…

Repression in Bolivia: “Like Animals, Like Partridges They Hunt Us”

Marta Dillon Funeral of one of the victims of the Senkata massacre. Image: Pablo Aneli In El Alto the blockades continue because the deaths are too many. Página/12 witnessed the heartbreaking testimonies of the victims of the repression before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. “Like animals, like dogs, like partridges; that’s how they hunt…