Bolivia

The protests and occupation of the United States Capitol are a small taste of the kind of brazenly undemocratic power grabs the authoritarian right has executed in countries like Bolivia, writes Denis Rogatyuk.

Oliver Vargas traveled with Evo Morales, as he made his triumphant return to Bolivia following his exile after last November’s US-backed coup.

Green Left speaks to Federico Fuentes, a contributor to Green Left on Latin American politics, about the overwhelming victory for the Movement Towards Socialism and the defeat of last year's right-wing coup in the recent elections in Bolivia.

Bolivians have overwhelmingly voted the left-wing Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) back into office in a resounding reversal of last year’s coup, writes Federico Fuentes.

Protesters gathered in front of the Opera House to denounce human rights violations and demand Bolivia’s October 18 elections be held under free and fair conditions, reports Federico Fuentes.

Just weeks out from the October 18 elections, Bolivia’s coup government is again in crisis after the departure of three ministers over an attempt to privatise an electricity company, writes Federico Fuentes.

Following the adoption of a law to guarantee elections before October 18, the Bolivian Workers Centre has voted to temporarily halt pro-democracy protests. But it has vowed to mobilise again if the coup regime does not abide by the deadline, writes Susan Price.

Protesters gathered in Sydney’s Botanical Gardens on August 16 to express solidarity with the people of Bolivia in their struggle against dictatorial repression and for democratic rights, report Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter.

Following pressure from social movements, the Bolivian legislature has agreed to sign into law a proposal that make October 18 the absolute, "immovable" deadline for elections, writes Kerry Smith.

Weeks of mass protest in Bolivia is putting the United-States-backed coup government under pressure to hold elections without further delay, writes Marco Teruggi.

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