Bolivia News Links 12-13 November 2019

13 November 2019 • 09:00 — The New Dark Age

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Ousted Bolivian President Evo Morales thanks Mexico for saving HIS LIFE, pledges to carry on fight despite coup
https://on.rt.com/a565

Opposition senator declares herself ‘interim president’ of Bolivia without quorum or vote
https://on.rt.com/a56l

November 16: Day Of Solidarity With Bolivia
https://popularresistance.org/november-16-day-of-solidarity-with-bolivia/

Fascist Senator Appoints Herself President of Bolivia
https://libya360.wordpress.com/2019/11/12/fascist-senator-appoints-herself-president-of-bolivia/

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Resignation of Bolivia’s Evo Morales was no victory for democracy, but a US-sponsored coup

12 November 2019 — In Gaza

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Nov 11, 2019, RT.com

by Eva K Bartlett

Evo Morales, an indigenous leader who bucked the IMF and condemned US imperialism, has been pressured by the military to resign after winning an election. Yet Washington calls this blatant coup in Bolivia a victory for democracy?

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Bolivia coup led by Christian fascist paramilitary leader and multi-millionaire – with foreign support

12 November 2019 — Grayzone

Bolivian coup leader Luis Fernando Camacho is a far-right multi-millionaire who arose from fascist movements in the Santa Cruz region, where the US has encouraged separatism. He has courted support from Colombia, Brazil, and the Venezuela coup regime.

By Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton

When Luis Fernando Camacho stormed into Bolivia’s abandoned presidential palace in the hours after President Evo Morales’s sudden November 10 resignation, he revealed to the world a side of the country that stood at stark odds with the plurinational spirit its deposed socialist and Indigenous leader had put forward.

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The City of El Alto Defends Evo Morales Amid Repression

11 November 2019 — Internationalist 360°

Marco Teruggi

https://images.pagina12.com.ar/styles/focal_3_2_960x640/public/media/articles/29599/pagina3-afp.jpg?itok=vKFekz3NThe center of La Paz has been transformed into a scenario of barricades, queues to purchase in the few businesses that are open, transportation halted, neighbours stationed on corners crossed by barbed wires and zinc sheets. Near Plaza Murillo, the center of political power, groups pass by wearing helmets, shields, gas masks, Bolivian flags, police contingents betting on each other and asking for reinforcement from the National Armed Force (FAB).

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Bolivia News Links 12 November 2019

12 November 2019 • 17:30 — The New Dark Age

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Bolivia: Police Shoot Anti-Coup Protesters in El Alto

The Conservative Tide Is Losing in Latin America – That’s Why Morales Had To Go

Imperialist imprint in Bolivia coup

Plane carrying Morales lands in Paraguay after getting refusal from Peru

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Coup Plot in Bolivia against Evo Morales: Selected Stories

12 November 2019 — Global Research

World Leaders, Organizations Condemn Coup Against Evo Morales in Bolivia

By Telesur

Cuba’s government was also quick to reject the coup as President Miguel Diaz-Canel urged for “the world to mobilize for the life and freedom of Evo.” Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obradorpraised Morales’ decision to put the people first over his mandate.

This comes as Morales was forced to resign Sunday after senior army and police chiefs called on him to do so following weeks of right-wing unrest and violence against his Oct. 20 elections victory, in what his government has called a coup by opposition forces in the country. Read more…
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Statement by the Political Committee of the Movimiento Al Socialismo (Movement for Socialism) of Bolivia

11 November 2019 — 

Resist today to fight again tomorrow

Today, November 10, Bolivia’s humble citizens, its workers, the Aymara and Quechua peoples, we begin the long road of resistance to defend the historical achievements of the first indigenous government that ended today with the forced resignation of our president Evo Morales at the hands of a civilian-police coup.

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Coup in Bolivia rejected worldwide

11 November 2019 — Peoples Dispatch

President Evo Morales, Vice-President Álvaro García Linera and other government authorities resigned amid escalation of violence by the right-wing opposition

by Zoe PC

Evo Morales, Alvaro García Linera and other government authorities were pressured into resigning on Sunday amid increased violence and provocation against them and members of their party.

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Urgent Words on Bolivia

11 November 2019 — Internationalist 360°

Edgardo Mocca

https://images.pagina12.com.ar/styles/focal_3_2_960x640/public/media/articles/29407/3977460fbb05907c0d12ab9177eec58d329399b9w_0.jpg?itok=NuBBFteCThe illegal dismissal of President Evo Morales in Bolivia marks the end of an era. Since Argentina’s democratic recovery in 1983, the armed forces had not emerged as a decisive actor in a process of breaking the constitutional order in Latin America. It is clear that military personnel were involved in the coups in Honduras, Paraguay and Brazil. But they were not at the forefront in an open and institutional way as in this case.

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Bolivia News Links 11 November 2019

11 November 2019 • 21:45  — The New Dark Age

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Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm’s Lithium Deal
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/11/11/bolivian-coup-comes-less-week-after-morales-stopped-multinational-firms-lithium-deal?cd-origin=rss

Ocasio-Cortez Joins Chorus of Critics Condemning Coup in Bolivia That Forced Out Socialist President
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/11/11/ocasio-cortez-joins-chorus-critics-condemning-coup-bolivia-forced-out-socialist?cd-origin=rss

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We will come back, says Bolivia’s Evo Morales after rightist coup forces him to resign

11 November 2019 — Counter Currents

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Amidst a right wing coup, Bolivian President Evo Morales was forced to resign Sunday. Evo’s forced exit from the Bolivian presidency was a right wing coup by army and police chieftains with imperialist backing.

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