2019-11-18: News Headlines

Sam Ordóñez (2019-11-18). Un analisis: Solidaridad con la resistencia en Bolivia. workers.org 15 de noviembre — El día 10 de noviembre renunció Evo Morales, presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, junto con el vicepresidente y la mayoría de su gabinete. Vino después de que la policía nacional abonó su cargo y se unió a las protestas de la derecha, y las Fuerzas . . . | Continue reading Un analisis: Solidaridad con la resistencia en Bolivia at Workers.org

Sam Ordóñez (2019-11-18). Support the resistance to the coup in Bolivia. workers.org On Nov. 10, Evo Morales, president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, resigned, along with the vice president and the majority of his cabinet. This happened after the national police abandoned their defense of the elected government and joined right-wing protests, and the Armed Forces announced on television that they . . . | Continue reading Support the resistance to the coup in Bolivia at Workers.org

Lucas Koerner (2019-11-18). Western Media Whitewash Bolivia's Far-Right Coup. globalresearch.ca Bolivia has a new US-backed puppet leader, and the Western media can hardly conceal their adulation. | Jeanine àÅñez declared herself "interim president" in a near-empty Senate chamber on November 12, proceeding to don the presidential sash with the assistance of …

Do No Harm (2019-11-18). UCSF Healthcare Workers Rally For People Of Chile The people of Chile are rising up! indybay.org UCSF | Parnassus campus (513 Parnassus Ave) | San Francisco…

Orinoco Tribune (2019-11-18). Self-proclaimed Guaido Congratulates the New Self-proclaimed in Bolivia: Believe It or Not. globalresearch.ca Today Wednesday, the deputy president of the National Assembly in contempt and "self-proclaimed" Juan Guaidó congratulated the president in charge — and also " self-proclaimed " — of Bolivia, Jeanine àÅñez, after the coup d'etat was consummated in that …

The Grayzone (2019-11-18). Top Bolivian coup plotters trained by US military's SOA. indybay.org Commanders of Bolivia's military and police helped plot the coup and guaranteed its success. They were previously educated for insurrection in the US government's notorious School of the Americas and FBI training programs.

Peter Kornbluh (2019-11-18). Secret US Intelligence Files Provide History's Verdict on Argentina's Dirty War. thenation.com Secret US Intelligence Files Provide History's Verdict on Argentina's Dirty War…

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-11-18). 'Pinochet-Style Dictatorship': Bolivia's Coup Government Threatens to Arrest Leftist Lawmakers and Journalists. commondreams.org "Bolivia is living through a violent, regressive, completely undemocratic power grab. All governments must sever relations with this illegal regime." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/anez_bolivia_coup.jpg

Ashley Smith (2019-11-18). The Eighteenth Brumaire of Macho Camacho: Jeffery R. Webber and Forrest Hylton on the Coup in Bolivia. counterpunch.org The stakes in labelling what happened in Bolivia a coup are nothing less than political legitimacy. Former presidents Dilma Rousseff and Luis Ignacio da Silva in Brazil; former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and president-elect Alberto Fernández in Argentina; and the governments of Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico and Tabaré Vásquez in Uruguay labelled it a coup, while the governments of Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia, to name only some of the countries in the US orbit, refused to do so. Brazil, perhaps the least legitimate government in the hemisphere today, was the first country to recognize…

Olivia Arigho-Stiles (2019-11-18). Protestors Massacred in Post-Coup Bolivia. counterpunch.org Eight are dead and hundreds injured in a week of bloodshed after Bolivia's former President Evo Morales was forced to resign from power last Sunday. | In this slim window of time, an interim unelected president has been installed, anti-coup protesters have been shot dead by the police and hundreds of foreign citizens have been expelled from the country, including over 700 Cuban doctors and Venezuelan diplomats. In total, 24 have died in a month of protest and turmoil. More

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-17). Bolivia's New US-Made Dictatorship, Netanyahu Wins As Gaza Loses & Iran's Protests Are Trump's Fault. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/16/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Lucas Koerner, Ricardo Vaz (2019-11-17). Western Media Whitewash Bolivia's Far-Right Coup. commondreams.org Bolivian riot police and soldiers confront supporters of Bolivia's ex-President Evo Morales during a protest against the interim government in Sacaba, Chapare province, Cochabamba department on November 15, 2019. The police later opened fire on the demonstrators, killing at least five people and injuring many others. (Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/bolivia_coup_western_media.jpg

teleSUR (2019-11-17). Cuban Doctors Arrested, Harassed In Bolivia Return Home Safely. telesurenglish.net Cuba's Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez announced Sunday the return of 207 medical personnel who were offering their services in Bolivia, among them the four doctors who were detained for allegedly "encouraging and financing" the massive protests that demand the reestablishment of the Constitutional Order in the Andean nation. | RELATED: | Cuba: Stop Harassment Against Cuban Doctors in Bolivia | "Another 207 Cuban collaborators in Bolivia are already flying back to their home…

Stephen Lendman (2019-11-17). CIA Installed Dictatorship Replaces Democracy in Bolivia. globalresearch.ca Evo Morales is Bolivia's democratically elected president. In cahoots with Bolivian fascists, military and police, along with the OAS, CIA forces toppled Morales for not subordinating the country's sovereign rights to US interests.

Peter Koenig (2019-11-17). Bolivia — A Color Revolution — or a New Surge for Latin American Independence? globalresearch.ca It's called a Color Revolution, and it's taking place on all Continents. Colombia, Honduras, Argentina, Paraguay, Ecuador, Chile, Brazil, and now Bolivia. — Then there are Georgia, Ukraine, Iraq, South Sudan, Libya, Afghanistan, Indonesia…

teleSUR (2019-11-17). Venezuela: Maduro Denounces Bribery Attempts on Army Officers. telesurenglish.net Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro denounced this Sunday that the country's right-wing has received more than US$400 million with the objective of buying politicians, policemen and members of the Bolivarian National Armed Force, to put them at the service of foreign nations' interests. | RELATED: | Venezuela Rejects Coup-Mongering Calls From the US | During an interview for the 'Jose Vicente Hoy' show, Maduro affirmed that despite bribes, the Venezuelan Armed Forces have remained loyal to…

teleSUR (2019-11-17). UK Hid War Crimes Committed in Afghanistan, Iraq: Investigation. telesurenglish.net The United Kingdom's government and its armed forces hid solid evidence of war crimes committed by British soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq against civilians among them children, an investigation led by the BBC and the Sunday Times revealed Sunday. | RELATED: | Chile Prosecutor To Probe 14 Policemen for Alleged Torture | The investigation found that British troops were implicated in the murders of children and the killing and torture of civilians. The soldiers' behavior during the…

Martin Winiecki (2019-11-17). On Bolivia: Four Provocations for the International Left. commondreams.org Relatives mourn by the coffins of supporters of Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales killed during clashes with the police in Sacaba, Cochabamba, Bolivia, on November 16, 2019. (Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/bolivia_coup_international_left.jpg

Andre Vltchek (2019-11-17). Evo Overthrown, But Bolivian Socialism Will be Victorious! globalresearch.ca They pledged to do it, and they did — Bolivian feudal lords, mass media magnates and other treasonous "elites" — they overthrew the government, broke hope and interrupted an extremely successful socialist process in what was once one of the …

teleSUR (2019-11-17). 'Dictatorship has Returned to Bolivia': Morales to teleSUR. telesurenglish.net The legitimiately-elected President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, told teleSUR on Saturday that the dictatorship has returned to the South American country, given the recent events that triggered intense repression exerted by the de-facto government chaired by Senator Jeanine àÅñez . | RELATED: | Evo Thanks Alberto Fernandez's Argentina for Its Hospitality | "The Bolivian people and the whole world know that we guarantee political stability. They said 'Evo dictatorship', now what…

Andre Vltchek (2019-11-16). Evo overthrown but Bolivian Socialism will be victorious! dissidentvoice.org EVO YES, battered with graffitti . They pledged to do it, and they did — Bolivian feudal lords, mass media magnates and other treasonous "elites" — they overthrew the government, broke hope and interrupted an extremely successful socialist process in what was once one of the poorest countries in South America. One day they will …

teleSUR (2019-11-16). 'The March Against Fascism' To Defend Venezuela and Latin America. telesurenglish.net Chanting along with the "drums of peace" and holding the Bolivarian Revolution flags, thousands of Venezuelans on Saturday took to the streets to reject new destabilization attempts which U.S.-backed opposition lawmaker Juan Guaido promotes against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. | RELATED: | Ceonfab: New Violation of Venezuelan Airspace By US Plane | W…

MBNJSD (2019-11-16). Why aren't Americans Rising up Like the People of Chile and Lebanon? dissidentvoice.org The waves of protests breaking out in country after country around the world beg the question: Why aren't Americans rising up in peaceful protest like our neighbors? We live at the very heart of this neoliberal system that is force-feeding the systemic injustice and inequality of 19th century laissez-faire capitalism to the people of the …

United Nations (2019-11-16). Repression, use of force risk worsening Bolivia crisis: UN human rights chief. un.org The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is urging authorities in Bolivia to ensure security forces comply with international standards on the use of force following the deaths of at least five protestors on Friday.

teleSUR (2019-11-16). Bolivia's De Facto Gov't Grants Impunity to Security Forces. telesurenglish.net The de facto government of Bolivia issued a decree Saturday exempting Armed Forces and National Police from criminal responsibility when committing acts of repression against protesters who have taken to the streets to reject the coup d'etat. | RELATED: | Bolivia: IACHR, UN Condemn Armed Forces' Killings of Civilians | "The personnel of the Armed Forces, who participate in the operations for the restoration of order and public stability, will be exempt from criminal responsibility when, i…

Staff (2019-11-16). Police in Bolivia Pepper Spray Broadcast Journalist Covering Anti-Coup Protests. truthout.org Becoming part of the story she was seeking to cover, international news correspondent Teresa Bo was assaulted by Bolivian state security forces on Friday—shot directly in the face, while on camera, with tear gas or pepper spray. | Perpetrated while she was reporting for Al-Jazeera English in the city of La Paz—where ongoing streets protests erupted this week after a coup forced the resignation of the nation's president Evo Morales—the attack on Bo, which occurred while sh…

teleSUR (2019-11-16). Venezuela Rejects Coup-Mongering Calls From the US. telesurenglish.net The Venezuelan government rejected Saturday a statement from United States Vice President Mike Pence, who called on the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) to carry out a coup d'etat in the country. | RELATED: | 'The March Against Fascism' To Defend Venezuela and Latin America | 'We urge the Venezuelan military to join the Venezuelan people, not a despot. The Venezuelan army should be a force of good, the…

WSWS (2019-11-16). Morales' MAS in talks with Bolivia coup regime on how to quell unrest. wsws.org The agreement to enter discussions came as masses of workers and peasants continue to stream into La Paz demanding the downfall of the self-proclaimed "interim president."

teleSUR (2019-11-16). Bolivia: 9 Corpses in 24 hours Prove Dictatorship's Violence. telesurenglish.net Over the last 24 hours, at least nine Bolivians have died as a result of repressive actions carried out by the security forces that support the coup-based government headed by Senator Jeanine Añez. | RELATED: | Evo Thanks Alberto Fernandez's Argentina for Its Hospitality | "23 people have died since the coup. The most recent victims are four people shot…

teleSUR (2019-11-16). Bolivia: IACHR, UN Condemn Armed Forces' Killings of Civilians. telesurenglish.net The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemned the "disproportionate use" of police-military force in the repression that took place Friday in the city of Cochabamba where nine coca growers died and dozens were injured. | RELATED: | Bolivia: 9 Corpses in 24 hours Prove Dictatorship's Violence | The IACHR expressed "concern about the actions of the armed forces in the operations carried out in Bolivia since the beginning of the week" and recalled that the "Inter-Ame…

Jon Queally, staff writer (2019-11-16). Police in Bolivia Pepper Spray Journalist 'On Purpose' During Live Coverage of Anti-Coup Protests. commondreams.org "I hate to be the story because we are here to report on what is happening to the people in the amazing country," said Al-Jazeera English senior correspondent Teresa Bo. "I hope it helps denounce that such practices cannot be tolerated. Not here not anywhere." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/teresa_bo_bolivia.jpg

Susan Price (2019-11-16). Bolivia: Security forces open fire on protesters in Cochabamba. greenleft.org.au Bolivian elections Reposted from People's DispatchIssue 1246 Bolivia 2019 coup in Bolivia Movement Towards Socialism (MAS)November 16, 2019Bolivian security f…

teleSUR (2019-11-16). Instagram Eliminates 'The Likes' From Its Platform. telesurenglish.net Instagram announced that "the number of likes" will no longer be a way to measure the social approval of the contents which users place in their accounts. | RELATED: | Facebook: Child Abuse, Suicide, Terrorism, Drugs | The company made that decision after the success reached in tests carried out in Australia, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, Italy, and Canada.‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Ä&ati…

Eds. (2019-11-16). Communiqué of the Movement to Socialism (MAS-IPSP). mronline.org The Bolivian people are living through terrible moments, with police officers and motorcyclists storm the streets and the military high command deciding to attack the citizens as a means of pacification, including preventing prominent people, religious leaders and political leaders from finding constitutional and democratic solutions to the crisis we are facing. | Source

Kevin Cashman (2019-11-16). OAS involvement in Bolivia precipitated the coup. mronline.org Let's put an end to this nonesense that's peddled by MSM. | Source

Elise Swain (2019-11-15). The Coup That Ousted Bolivia's Evo Morales Is Another Setback for Latin American Socialism. theintercept.com A socialist president from Bolivia is sent into exile as another member of the Latin American left is freed from prison in Brazil.

Lyn Neeley (2019-11-15). Interview with a Chavista: Temir Porras. workers.org Hands Off Venezuela PDX sponsored an Oct. 9 Skype event with Temir Porras, a revolutionary Chavista who served as a former chief of staff to both President Hugo Chávez and President Nicolás Maduro. He is a knowledgeable economist, who also served as Venezuelan deputy minister for higher education and in . . . | Continue reading Interview with a Chavista: Temir Porras at Workers.org

Staff (2019-11-15). Chile's Government Agreed to a Constitutional Assembly. Will it Stop the Protests? therealnews.com Even though Chile's President Piñera agreed to hold a referendum on rewriting the constitution, many parties and protesters rejected the agreement because it was passed behind their backs.

Kathleen Wallace (2019-11-15). A Gangster for Capitalism: Next Up, Bolivia. counterpunch.org "War is a racket. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few at the expense of the masses." This sounds like a modern day comment from the US far left, but the source is hardly that. It's from a man who was the most decorated Marine ever at the time of his death. More

Mark Gruenberg (2019-11-15). AFL-CIO President Trumka and other union leaders condemn Bolivian coup. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has come out against the military coup that ousted Bolivian President Evo Morales earlier this week. Trumka tweeted that the nation's largest labor federation is joining national and international labor organizations "in condemning the military interference in Bolivia's election process. Morales reduced widespread poverty and fought for the inclusion of the …

Vijay Prashad (2019-11-15). Bolivia does not exist. mronline.org On November 10, Bolivia's President Evo Morales Ayma was removed from office. | Source

Lucas Koerner (2019-11-15). Western Media Whitewash Bolivia's Far-Right Coup. fair.org The phrase AP (Chattanooga Times Free Press, 11/13/19) is looking for is "self-declared." | Bolivia has a new US-backed puppet leader, and the Western media can hardly conceal their adulation. | Jeanine àÅñez declared herself "interim president" in a near-empty Senate chamber on November 12, proceeding to don the presidential sash with the assistance of uniformed soldiers. Despite a lack of quorum rendering the move nakedly unconstitutional, àÅñez was immediate…

Vijay Prashad (2019-11-15). "Bolivia does not exist": Neocolonial rule reasserted by racist 'General's Coup'. peoplesworld.org On Nov. 10, Bolivia's President Evo Morales Ayma was removed from office. Technically, Morales resigned, but the conditions for his resignation had been set by the Bolivian oligarchy, egged on for 13 years by the United States government. Having won re-election for the fourth time, Morales faced an open insurrection from his opponent—former President Carlos …

The Mind Unleashed (2019-11-15). Watch Chile Protesters Kill a Police Drone Using Hundreds of Laser Pointers. theantimedia.com (TMU) — As the people of Chile enter the second month of massive protests against the neoliberal government of President Sebastian Piñera, clashes have continued unabated between demonstrators and the militarized security forces of the South American state. The protests, which began October 14 as a response to rising public transit costs, have quickly become …

Eoin Higgins (2019-11-15). Massive Anti-Coup Protests Explode Across Bolivia. theantimedia.com Video and photographs show tens of thousands of people waving the Indigenous flag and calling for Añez to step down.

Fight Back (2019-11-15). MN says: "No to U.S. coup in Bolivia" fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – 50 protesters rallied at the intersection of Lake Street and Bloomington Avenue in Minneapolis on November 14 in response to a call for emergency response protests. On November 8, Bolivia's military staged a coup and ousted democratically elected President Evo Morales. Even though Morales accepted asylum in Mexico, the people's movements have refused to back down and have been protesting in the capital. Protests internationally have been organized to show solidarity with the indigenous and workers' movements opposing U.S. interference in Bolivia. | Thousands of drivers returning home from work…

Dave Lindorff (2019-11-15). When an Elected Government Falls in South America, as in Bolivia, Look For a US Role. counterpunch.org When it comes to politics in Latin America, what initially seems clear is usually anything but. And when that some complicated political event happens and is reported about in the US, the last place to look for clarity is the US media, which almost universally parrots the Washington line — an imperialist one that takes More

Nino Pagliccia (2019-11-15). Morales: Bolivia Suffers an Assault on the Power of the People. counterpunch.org As the military coup continues to entrench itself in Bolivia, the first goal of the perpetrators is to appear to be following the constitutional process. But the faàßade is not enough to hide the real disaster of yet another self-proclaimed president in Latin America. When you thought that the Juan Guaido experiment in Venezuela was More

teleSUR (2019-11-15). Evo Thanks Alberto Fernandez's Argentina for Its Hospitality. telesurenglish.net Bolivian president, Evo Morales, acknowledged from Mexico that he is "analyzing" the invitation that elected president Alberto Fernández made him to travel to Argentina and regretted that the current government of Mauricio Macri has prioritized maintaining "the ideological differences "instead of" defending democracy ". | RELATED: | Alberto Fernandez Offers Argentina as a Home to Evo Morales | "I don't lose hope of returning to Bolivia. And if I approach Bolivia through Argentina,…

Fight Back (2019-11-15). Evo's Bolivia is not over. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Events have not gone well for the coalition of generals and reactionaries that overthrew Evo Morales on November 10. Far from consolidating their control over the government and the country, the right-wing forces now stand on the back foot, facing the full force of an organized and enraged mass movement ready to defend their constitution and their elected government. | The first setback for the coup was their failure to assassinate Evo. On the morning of November 12, Bolivia's overthrown president, along with his vice president àÅlvaro García Linera, arrived in Mexico where they had been…

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Protestors Massacred in Post-Coup Bolivia
Olivia Arigho-Stiles | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-18
Eight are dead and hundreds injured in a week of bloodshed after Bolivia's former President Evo Morales was forced to resign from power last Sunday. | In this slim window of time, an interim unelected president has been installed, anti-coup protesters have been shot dead by the police and hundreds of foreign citizens have been expelled from the country, including over 700 Cuban doctors and Venezuelan diplomats. In total, 24 have died in a month of protest and turmoil.
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Support the resistance to the coup in Bolivia
Sam Ordóñez | workers.org | 2019-11-18
On Nov. 10, Evo Morales, president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, resigned, along with the vice president and the majority of his cabinet. This happened after the national police abandoned their defense of the elected government and joined right-wing protests, and the Armed Forces announced on television that they . . . | Continue reading Support the resistance to the coup in Bolivia at Workers.org
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Un analisis: Solidaridad con la resistencia en Bolivia
Sam Ordóñez | workers.org | 2019-11-18
15 de noviembre — El día 10 de noviembre renunció Evo Morales, presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, junto con el vicepresidente y la mayoría de su gabinete. Vino después de que la policía nacional abonó su cargo y se unió a las protestas de la derecha, y las Fuerzas . . . | Continue reading Un analisis: Solidaridad con la resistencia en Bolivia at Workers.org
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Western Media Whitewash Bolivia's Far-Right Coup
Lucas Koerner | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-18
Bolivia has a new US-backed puppet leader, and the Western media can hardly conceal their adulation. | Jeanine àÅñez declared herself "interim president" in a near-empty Senate chamber on November 12, proceeding to don the presidential sash with the assistance of …
globalresearch.ca/western-media-whitewash-bolivia-far-right-coup/5695244

The Eighteenth Brumaire of Macho Camacho: Jeffery R. Webber and Forrest Hylton on the Coup in Bolivia
Ashley Smith | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-18
The stakes in labelling what happened in Bolivia a coup are nothing less than political legitimacy. Former presidents Dilma Rousseff and Luis Ignacio da Silva in Brazil; former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and president-elect Alberto Fernández in Argentina; and the governments of Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico and Tabaré Vásquez in Uruguay labelled it a coup, while the governments of Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia, to name only some of the countries in the US orbit, refused to do so. Brazil, perhaps the least legitimate government in the hemisphere today, was the first country to recognize…
counterpunch.org/2019/11/18/the-eighteenth-brumaire-of-macho-camacho-jeffery-r-webber-and-forrest-hylton-on-the-coup-in-bolivia/

UCSF Healthcare Workers Rally For People Of Chile The people of Chile are rising up!
Do No Harm | indybay.org | 2019-11-18
UCSF | Parnassus campus (513 Parnassus Ave) | San Francisco…
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Top Bolivian coup plotters trained by US military's SOA
The Grayzone | indybay.org | 2019-11-18
Commanders of Bolivia's military and police helped plot the coup and guaranteed its success. They were previously educated for insurrection in the US government's notorious School of the Americas and FBI training programs.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/17/18828196.php

Self-proclaimed Guaido Congratulates the New Self-proclaimed in Bolivia: Believe It or Not
Orinoco Tribune | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-18
Today Wednesday, the deputy president of the National Assembly in contempt and "self-proclaimed" Juan Guaidó congratulated the president in charge — and also " self-proclaimed " — of Bolivia, Jeanine àÅñez, after the coup d'etat was consummated in that …
globalresearch.ca/guaido-congratulates-new-self-proclaimed-bolivia/5695231

Secret US Intelligence Files Provide History's Verdict on Argentina's Dirty War
Peter Kornbluh | thenation.com | 2019-11-18
Secret US Intelligence Files Provide History's Verdict on Argentina's Dirty War…
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'Pinochet-Style Dictatorship': Bolivia's Coup Government Threatens to Arrest Leftist Lawmakers and Journalists
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-18
"Bolivia is living through a violent, regressive, completely undemocratic power grab. All governments must sever relations with this illegal regime." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/anez_bolivia_coup.jpg
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Cuban Doctors Arrested, Harassed In Bolivia Return Home Safely
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-17
Cuba's Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez announced Sunday the return of 207 medical personnel who were offering their services in Bolivia, among them the four doctors who were detained for allegedly "encouraging and financing" the massive protests that demand the reestablishment of the Constitutional Order in the Andean nation. | RELATED: | Cuba: Stop Harassment Against Cuban Doctors in Bolivia | "Another 207 Cuban collaborators in Bolivia are already flying back to their home…
telesurenglish.net/news/announced-the-return-of-cuban-doctors-arrested-in-bolivia–20191117-0009.html

Bolivia's New US-Made Dictatorship, Netanyahu Wins As Gaza Loses & Iran's Protests Are Trump's Fault
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-17
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/16/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
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Western Media Whitewash Bolivia's Far-Right Coup
Lucas Koerner, Ricardo Vaz | commondreams.org | 2019-11-17
Bolivian riot police and soldiers confront supporters of Bolivia's ex-President Evo Morales during a protest against the interim government in Sacaba, Chapare province, Cochabamba department on November 15, 2019. The police later opened fire on the demonstrators, killing at least five people and injuring many others. (Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/bolivia_coup_western_media.jpg
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CIA Installed Dictatorship Replaces Democracy in Bolivia
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-17
Evo Morales is Bolivia's democratically elected president. In cahoots with Bolivian fascists, military and police, along with the OAS, CIA forces toppled Morales for not subordinating the country's sovereign rights to US interests.
globalresearch.ca/cia-installed-dictatorship-replaced-democracy-bolivia/5695141

Bolivia — A Color Revolution — or a New Surge for Latin American Independence?
Peter Koenig | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-17
It's called a Color Revolution, and it's taking place on all Continents. Colombia, Honduras, Argentina, Paraguay, Ecuador, Chile, Brazil, and now Bolivia. — Then there are Georgia, Ukraine, Iraq, South Sudan, Libya, Afghanistan, Indonesia…
globalresearch.ca/bolivia-color-revolution-new-surge-latin-american-independence/5695175

Venezuela: Maduro Denounces Bribery Attempts on Army Officers
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-17
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro denounced this Sunday that the country's right-wing has received more than US$400 million with the objective of buying politicians, policemen and members of the Bolivarian National Armed Force, to put them at the service of foreign nations' interests. | RELATED: | Venezuela Rejects Coup-Mongering Calls From the US | During an interview for the 'Jose Vicente Hoy' show, Maduro affirmed that despite bribes, the Venezuelan Armed Forces have remained loyal to…
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UK Hid War Crimes Committed in Afghanistan, Iraq: Investigation
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-17
The United Kingdom's government and its armed forces hid solid evidence of war crimes committed by British soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq against civilians among them children, an investigation led by the BBC and the Sunday Times revealed Sunday. | RELATED: | Chile Prosecutor To Probe 14 Policemen for Alleged Torture | The investigation found that British troops were implicated in the murders of children and the killing and torture of civilians. The soldiers' behavior during the…
telesurenglish.net/news/UK-Hid-Torture-of-Civilians-in-Afghanistan-Iraq-Wars-Investigation-20191117-0007.html

On Bolivia: Four Provocations for the International Left
Martin Winiecki | commondreams.org | 2019-11-17
Relatives mourn by the coffins of supporters of Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales killed during clashes with the police in Sacaba, Cochabamba, Bolivia, on November 16, 2019. (Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/bolivia_coup_international_left.jpg
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'Dictatorship has Returned to Bolivia': Morales to teleSUR
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-17
The legitimiately-elected President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, told teleSUR on Saturday that the dictatorship has returned to the South American country, given the recent events that triggered intense repression exerted by the de-facto government chaired by Senator Jeanine àÅñez . | RELATED: | Evo Thanks Alberto Fernandez's Argentina for Its Hospitality | "The Bolivian people and the whole world know that we guarantee political stability. They said 'Evo dictatorship', now what…
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Evo Overthrown, But Bolivian Socialism Will be Victorious!
Andre Vltchek | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-17
They pledged to do it, and they did — Bolivian feudal lords, mass media magnates and other treasonous "elites" — they overthrew the government, broke hope and interrupted an extremely successful socialist process in what was once one of the …
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'The March Against Fascism' To Defend Venezuela and Latin America
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-16
Chanting along with the "drums of peace" and holding the Bolivarian Revolution flags, thousands of Venezuelans on Saturday took to the streets to reject new destabilization attempts which U.S.-backed opposition lawmaker Juan Guaido promotes against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. | RELATED: | Ceonfab: New Violation of Venezuelan Airspace By US Plane | W…
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Why aren't Americans Rising up Like the People of Chile and Lebanon?
MBNJSD | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-16
The waves of protests breaking out in country after country around the world beg the question: Why aren't Americans rising up in peaceful protest like our neighbors? We live at the very heart of this neoliberal system that is force-feeding the systemic injustice and inequality of 19th century laissez-faire capitalism to the people of the …
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Police in Bolivia Pepper Spray Broadcast Journalist Covering Anti-Coup Protests
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-11-16
Becoming part of the story she was seeking to cover, international news correspondent Teresa Bo was assaulted by Bolivian state security forces on Friday–shot directly in the face, while on camera, with tear gas or pepper spray. | Perpetrated while she was reporting for Al-Jazeera English in the city of La Paz–where ongoing streets protests erupted this week after a coup forced the resignation of the nation's president Evo Morales–the attack on Bo, which occurred while sh…
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Repression, use of force risk worsening Bolivia crisis: UN human rights chief
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-16
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is urging authorities in Bolivia to ensure security forces comply with international standards on the use of force following the deaths of at least five protestors on Friday.
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Bolivia's De Facto Gov't Grants Impunity to Security Forces
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-16
The de facto government of Bolivia issued a decree Saturday exempting Armed Forces and National Police from criminal responsibility when committing acts of repression against protesters who have taken to the streets to reject the coup d'etat. | RELATED: | Bolivia: IACHR, UN Condemn Armed Forces' Killings of Civilians | "The personnel of the Armed Forces, who participate in the operations for the restoration of order and public stability, will be exempt from criminal responsibility when, i…
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Venezuela Rejects Coup-Mongering Calls From the US
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-16
The Venezuelan government rejected Saturday a statement from United States Vice President Mike Pence, who called on the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) to carry out a coup d'etat in the country. | RELATED: | 'The March Against Fascism' To Defend Venezuela and Latin America | 'We urge the Venezuelan military to join the Venezuelan people, not a despot. The Venezuelan army should be a force of good, the…
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OAS involvement in Bolivia precipitated the coup
Kevin Cashman | mronline.org | 2019-11-16
Let's put an end to this nonesense that's peddled by MSM. | Source…
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Morales' MAS in talks with Bolivia coup regime on how to quell unrest
wsws.org | 2019-11-16
The agreement to enter discussions came as masses of workers and peasants continue to stream into La Paz demanding the downfall of the self-proclaimed "interim president."
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/11/16/boli-n16.html

Bolivia: 9 Corpses in 24 hours Prove Dictatorship's Violence
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-16
Over the last 24 hours, at least nine Bolivians have died as a result of repressive actions carried out by the security forces that support the coup-based government headed by Senator Jeanine Añez. | RELATED: | Evo Thanks Alberto Fernandez's Argentina for Its Hospitality | "23 people have died since the coup. The most recent victims are four people shot…
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Communiqué of the Movement to Socialism (MAS-IPSP)
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-11-16
The Bolivian people are living through terrible moments, with police officers and motorcyclists storm the streets and the military high command deciding to attack the citizens as a means of pacification, including preventing prominent people, religious leaders and political leaders from finding constitutional and democratic solutions to the crisis we are facing. | Source…
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Evo overthrown but Bolivian Socialism will be victorious!
Andre Vltchek | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-16
EVO YES, battered with graffitti . They pledged to do it, and they did — Bolivian feudal lords, mass media magnates and other treasonous "elites" — they overthrew the government, broke hope and interrupted an extremely successful socialist process in what was once one of the poorest countries in South America. One day they will …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/11/evo-overthrown-but-bolivian-socialism-will-be-victorious/

Bolivia: IACHR, UN Condemn Armed Forces' Killings of Civilians
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-16
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemned the "disproportionate use" of police-military force in the repression that took place Friday in the city of Cochabamba where nine coca growers died and dozens were injured. | RELATED: | Bolivia: 9 Corpses in 24 hours Prove Dictatorship's Violence | The IACHR expressed "concern about the actions of the armed forces in the operations carried out in Bolivia since the beginning of the week" and recalled that the "Inter-Ame…
telesurenglish.net/news/Bolivia-Iachr-and-Un-Condemn-Deaths-by-Armed-Forces-20191116-0007.html

Police in Bolivia Pepper Spray Journalist 'On Purpose' During Live Coverage of Anti-Coup Protests
Jon Queally, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-16
"I hate to be the story because we are here to report on what is happening to the people in the amazing country," said Al-Jazeera English senior correspondent Teresa Bo. "I hope it helps denounce that such practices cannot be tolerated. Not here not anywhere." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/teresa_bo_bolivia.jpg
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Bolivia: Security forces open fire on protesters in Cochabamba
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-16
Bolivian elections Reposted from People's DispatchIssue 1246 Bolivia 2019 coup in Bolivia Movement Towards Socialism (MAS)November 16, 2019Bolivian security f…
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Instagram Eliminates 'The Likes' From Its Platform
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-16
Instagram announced that "the number of likes" will no longer be a way to measure the social approval of the contents which users place in their accounts. | RELATED: | Facebook: Child Abuse, Suicide, Terrorism, Drugs | The company made that decision after the success reached in tests carried out in Australia, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, Italy, and Canada.‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Ä&ati…
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Bolivia does not exist
Vijay Prashad | mronline.org | 2019-11-15
On November 10, Bolivia's President Evo Morales Ayma was removed from office. | Source…
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"Bolivia does not exist": Neocolonial rule reasserted by racist 'General's Coup'
Vijay Prashad | peoplesworld.org | 2019-11-15
On Nov. 10, Bolivia's President Evo Morales Ayma was removed from office. Technically, Morales resigned, but the conditions for his resignation had been set by the Bolivian oligarchy, egged on for 13 years by the United States government. Having won re-election for the fourth time, Morales faced an open insurrection from his opponent–former President Carlos …
peoplesworld.org/article/bolivia-does-not-exist-neocolonial-rule-reasserted-with-racist-generals-coup/

Chile's Government Agreed to a Constitutional Assembly. Will it Stop the Protests?
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-11-15
Even though Chile's President Piñera agreed to hold a referendum on rewriting the constitution, many parties and protesters rejected the agreement because it was passed behind their backs.
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New York City solidarity with Chile
G. Dunkel | workers.org | 2019-11-15
New York, Nov. 4. About 200 people gathered in protest in Union Square in New York City Nov. 4 to support a general strike in progress in Chile. Many were Chileans exiled during the U.S.-backed military dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, which lasted from 1973 to 1990. Nieves Ayress, a . . . | Continue reading New York City solidarity with Chile at Workers.org
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Watch Chile Protesters Kill a Police Drone Using Hundreds of Laser Pointers
The Mind Unleashed | theantimedia.com | 2019-11-15
(TMU) — As the people of Chile enter the second month of massive protests against the neoliberal government of President Sebastian Piñera, clashes have continued unabated between demonstrators and the militarized security forces of the South American state. The protests, which began October 14 as a response to rising public transit costs, have quickly become …

Watch Chile Protesters Kill a Police Drone Using Hundreds of Laser Pointers

Mass protests in Chile slam growing inequality
Deirdre Griswold | workers.org | 2019-11-15
Mass protest, Santiago, Nov. 8. (Photo: Telesur) Beginning in mid-October, and continuing every Friday since then, hundreds of thousands of Chileans have been demonstrating against government neoliberal policies that have transformed their country into one of the most economically unequal in Latin America. The protests, initiated by youth over increases . . . | Continue reading Mass protests in Chile slam growing inequality at Workers.org
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Massive Anti-Coup Protests Explode Across Bolivia
Eoin Higgins | theantimedia.com | 2019-11-15
Video and photographs show tens of thousands of people waving the Indigenous flag and calling for Añez to step down.

Massive Anti-Coup Protests Explode Across Bolivia

MN says: "No to U.S. coup in Bolivia"
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-15
Minneapolis, MN – 50 protesters rallied at the intersection of Lake Street and Bloomington Avenue in Minneapolis on November 14 in response to a call for emergency response protests. On November 8, Bolivia's military staged a coup and ousted democratically elected President Evo Morales. Even though Morales accepted asylum in Mexico, the people's movements have refused to back down and have been protesting in the capital. Protests internationally have been organized to show solidarity with the indigenous and workers' movements opposing U.S. interference in Bolivia. | Thousands of drivers returning home from work…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/11/15/mn-says-no-us-coup-bolivia

When an Elected Government Falls in South America, as in Bolivia, Look For a US Role
Dave Lindorff | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-15
When it comes to politics in Latin America, what initially seems clear is usually anything but. And when that some complicated political event happens and is reported about in the US, the last place to look for clarity is the US media, which almost universally parrots the Washington line — an imperialist one that takes…
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Western Media Whitewash Bolivia's Far-Right Coup
Lucas Koerner | fair.org | 2019-11-15
The phrase AP (Chattanooga Times Free Press, 11/13/19) is looking for is "self-declared." | Bolivia has a new US-backed puppet leader, and the Western media can hardly conceal their adulation. | Jeanine àÅñez declared herself "interim president" in a near-empty Senate chamber on November 12, proceeding to don the presidential sash with the assistance of uniformed soldiers. Despite a lack of quorum rendering the move nakedly unconstitutional, àÅñez was immediate…
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The Coup That Ousted Bolivia's Evo Morales Is Another Setback for Latin American Socialism
Elise Swain | theintercept.com | 2019-11-15
A socialist president from Bolivia is sent into exile as another member of the Latin American left is freed from prison in Brazil.
theintercept.com/2019/11/15/bolivia-evo-morales-coup-brazil-intercepted/

Interview with a Chavista: Temir Porras
Lyn Neeley | workers.org | 2019-11-15
Hands Off Venezuela PDX sponsored an Oct. 9 Skype event with Temir Porras, a revolutionary Chavista who served as a former chief of staff to both President Hugo Chávez and President Nicolás Maduro. He is a knowledgeable economist, who also served as Venezuelan deputy minister for higher education and in . . . | Continue reading Interview with a Chavista: Temir Porras at Workers.org
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Morales: Bolivia Suffers an Assault on the Power of the People
Nino Pagliccia | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-15
As the military coup continues to entrench itself in Bolivia, the first goal of the perpetrators is to appear to be following the constitutional process. But the faàßade is not enough to hide the real disaster of yet another self-proclaimed president in Latin America. When you thought that the Juan Guaido experiment in Venezuela was…
counterpunch.org/2019/11/15/morales-bolivia-suffers-an-assault-on-the-power-of-the-people/

Evo's Bolivia is not over
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-15
Chicago, IL – Events have not gone well for the coalition of generals and reactionaries that overthrew Evo Morales on November 10. Far from consolidating their control over the government and the country, the right-wing forces now stand on the back foot, facing the full force of an organized and enraged mass movement ready to defend their constitution and their elected government. | The first setback for the coup was their failure to assassinate Evo. On the morning of November 12, Bolivia's overthrown president, along with his vice president àÅlvaro García Linera, arrived in Mexico where they had been…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/11/14/evos-bolivia-not-over

The Bolivian coup is not a coup–because U.S. wanted it to happen
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-11-15
Army generals appearing on television to demand the resignation and arrest of an elected civilian head of state seems like a textbook example of a coup. And yet that is certainly not how corporate media are presenting the weekend's events in Bolivia. | Source…
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