Morales blasts Senator Anez for declaring herself interim president
The fact that Bolivian Senator Jeanine Anez declared herself interim president represents a coup, former president Evo Morales wrote on his official Twitter account on Tuesday.
"The most treacherous …
Protesters attack residence of Argentine ambassador in Chile
Protesters threw stones at the residence of the Argentine ambassador in Chile's capital on Tuesday. Argentina's Ambassador to Chile Jose Octavio Bordon said that no one was injured in the …
Opposition in Mexico is against granting asylum to Bolivia's Morales
Mexican Congressman from the opposition National Action Party Marko Cortes has spoken against granting asylum to former Bolivian president Evo Morales, La Jornado newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Chile heading for social revolution?
In Chile, large-scale protests resembling a popular uprising are in full swing. There are clashes with the police, over 20 people have been killed, hundreds wounded and arrested, the capital's metro …
Bolivian police ask military to help maintain public order
The police of Bolivia ask the country’s armed forces to intervene and help it maintain public order in the country, La Paz Police Department Commander Jose Antonio Barrenechea …
Bolivian defense minister steps down amid protests
Bolivian Defense Minister Javier Zavaleta has announced his resignation amid the ongoing protests that have gripped the country, the South American country’s Defense Ministry wrote on its …
Morales calls warrant for his arrest illegal
Evo Morales, who announced his resignation as president of Bolivia, on Sunday called the arrest warrant issued by the police illegal.
"I’m telling the whole world and the Bolivian people that …
Bolivian President Evo Morales announces his resignation
Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation on Sunday.
"We are resigning so that our brothers and sisters, civil servants, are not subjected to attacks and threats," he said in an appeal …
Over 1,600 injured in Chile protests, human rights activists say
At least 1,659 people were rushed to hospital with injuries sustained during protests in Chile since October 17, the republic’s National Human Rights Institute said on Monday.
According to the …
“Exporting Democracy” to Bolivia
Padraig McGrath, political analyst
On October 23rd, Bolivian president Evo Morales gave a press-conference in which he stated that a right-wing coup d’etat was underway in the country. With …