If the role of the police and army was crucial for carrying off the coup d’état in Bolivia, the de facto government has now resorted to another method to coat the breakdown of constitutional order with a semblance of legality: censorship. Carmen Esquivel Attacks on the press, political […]
Bolsonaro’s policies have added a new urgency to the need for land reform in Brazil. Obtaining a right guaranteed by the Constitution is mired in endless legal arguments, while the press labels the landless as bandits. “Chao” shows the reality of the struggle for decent conditions.
It is not just about preventing a progressive government (with undeniable achievements) from staying in power. It is about giving way to very clear economic and geopolitical interests, which means ending everything that Evo Morales has done. No matter what needs to be done, whatever the cost. Deisy Francis […]
The de facto government of Bolivia quickly set the wheels in motion to institutionalise the coup d’etat and erase in just a few days the whole legacy of a country that changed after Evo Morales, the first indigenous president, took power. Deisy Francis Mexidor Self-proclaimed president Jeanine Anez named […]
The last quarter of 2019 is proving especially hectic in Latin America : social revolts as have not been seen in a long time in several countries; elections with mixed results and in some cases extremely close run; and as a common denominator in more than one situation, the military again deployed in the street using dubious legal interpretations and methods.