A group of people attacked the head office of the Bolivian Movement for Socialism (MAS) party in La Paz city with dynamite on Thursday. On Thursday, unknown assailants threw dynamite at the building where Arce was attending a MAS meeting. LA PAZ — Street clashes broke out on Thursday among supporters and opponents of Bolivia’s government armed with slingshots and dynamite as an opposition leader planned a march to pressure President Evo Morales to resign after disputed elections last month. The President of Bolivia (Spanish: Presidente de Bolivia), officially known as the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Spanish: Presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is head of state and head of government of Bolivia and the Captain General of the Armed Forces of Bolivia.. Small groups are trying to generate a climate of confusion and violence, but they will not achieve it. Russia! Bolivia’s president-elect Luis Arce has survived a dynamite assault after he was left “completely unprotected” by safety forces throughout a gathering at his social gathering’s headquarters. Conspiracy! On Thursday night, dynamite was detonated at a MAS campaign house in which President-elect Arce was attending a meeting in the neighborhood of Sopocachi, La Paz, Bolivia, 3 days before he is inaugurated as the 67th President of Bolivia. Depuis la démission forcée du président Evo Morales, la Bolivie, sous la trop faible lueur des projecteurs nationaux et internationaux, est plongée dans un violent conflit1. The authorities of the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez have not commented on what happened so far. In Brazil, the Federal MP Erika Kokay (PT-DF) condemned the attack: “The elected President of Bolivia, Luis Arce, is the target of an attack on dynamite. “We have been victims of an attack,” said Sebastián Michel, an spokesman for the MAS. “We feel that we are totally unprotected. “We have not seen any statement on the subject from Interior Minister Arturo Murillo. Your email has been successfully registered. In his resignation speech, he had promised to remain in Cochabamba to advocate on behalf of coca farmers’ unions. Bolivia’s official presidential vote count confirms win by socialist Luis Arce, ally of ousted leader Morales, Oscars favorite ‘1917’ is touted as a stirring masterpiece about horrors of war. Capital, VE. The authorities of the coup-born regime led by … The organised working class & social movements will do everything possible to ensure that doesn't happen. No injuries were reported. “Today we are on a peaceful march. Street clashes broke out on Thursday among supporters and opponents of Bolivia's government armed with slingshots and dynamite as an opposition leader planned a march to pressure President Evo Morales to resign after disputed elections last … Unknown people blew up a stick of dynamite in the building where Bolivian President-elect Luis Arce was located. “Our revolution is peaceful and democratic,” he added. There is no report of injuries. Subscribe to RT newsletter to get stories the mainstream media won’t tell you. The coup government in Bolivia refuses to guarantee the new president’s safety. A group of people attacked the head office of the Bolivian Movement for Socialism (MAS) party in La Paz city with dynamite on Thursday. On Thursday night, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) spokesperson Sebastian Michel denounced that Bolivia's President-elect Luis Arce was attacked with dynamite while he was in a meeting at the party's headquarters in La Paz city. A place for major news from around the world, excluding US-internal news. A man who had once fed on discarded orange peels as a boy was becoming his nation’s leader. A group of people attacked the head office of the Bolivian Movement for Socialism (MAS) party in La Paz city with dynamite on Thursday. Bolivia’s president-elect Luis Arce has survived a dynamite assault after he was left “completely unprotected” by safety forces throughout a gathering at his social gathering’s headquarters. A group of people has attacked the Bolivian Movement for Socialism party (MAS) headquarters while President-elect Luis Arce was having a meeting there, MAS spokesman Sebastian Michel said . Inicio LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA President-elect Luis Arce was attacked with dynamite President-elect Luis Arce was attacked with dynamite. Bolivia’s president-elect Luis Arce has survived a dynamite attack after he was left “totally unprotected” by security forces during a meeting at his party’s headquarters. The announcement was made after the dynamite attack, on Thursday, at the La Paz headquarters of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS), where Arce was holding a meeting. LA PAZ – President of Bolivia Evo Morales resigned on Sunday after Bolivia’s military warned him to step down accusing him that the country’s election held on October 20th had been manipulated, while a growing number of world states and leaders are calling the situation a … Miriam Amancay Colque of the Bartolina Sisa Resistance condemned a dynamite attack on the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) headquarters in the capital on Thursday night while Mr Arce was there for a meeting. I'd imagine Biden would have his cretons picking up where the Trump admin failed. 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A backer of former President Evo Morales returns a tear gas canister to police during clashes in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Vice president David Choquehuanca, foreign minister in the cabinet of former president Evo Morales, sent reassuring and conciliatory messages to the opposition in his inaugural speech. On the night of 5 November, MAS spokesman Sebastián Michel denounced an attack committed against president-elect Arce. Road blockades continue around Santa Cruz and in the middle to upper-class areas of Cochabamba, at times turning aggressive or even violent, as right-wing groups demand an audit of the October 18 election while asking the coup administration to retain power or turn it over to the military. All rights reserved. Sebastian Michel, a spokesperson for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) denounced that Luis Arce, Bolivia’s president-elect was attacked with dynamite at the party’s headquarters in La Paz city, while he was in a meeting. All power to MAS and the indigenous people of Bolivia. The authorities of the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez have not commented on what happened so far. The cowardly attack on Arce is an … No one provides us with the security guarantees that our authority requires,” he said. Slingshots and Dynamite as Bolivians Clash Over Election More Coca growers, supporters of Bolivia's President Evo Morales hit anti-Morales demonstrator in Cochabamba, Bolivia, November 6, … The cowardly attack on Arce is an attack on democracy and the sovereignty of the Bolivian people. The Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) has charged that newly elected president Luis Arce was the target of a bomb attack on Thursday night while attending a meeting at … Bolivia's President-Elect Luis Arce Attacked With Dynamite. Earlier, Bolivia‘s Movement for Socialism party (MAS) said that its office was attacked with dynamite in the late hours of Thursday, while the Socialist president-elect was having a meeting there. No injuries were reported. Backers of former President Evo Morales march in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. On Thursday, the MAS denounced an attack against the MAS campaign house in La Paz with dynamite as President-elect Luis Arce held a meeting inside. — La Razón Digital (@LaRazon_Bolivia) November 6, 2020 “A few minutes ago we were victims of an attack by a group that left a bundle of dynamite in the tent where our own President-elect Luis Arce was having a meeting. 346 votes, 95 comments. | Photo: MAS. Sebastian Michel, a spokesperson for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) denounced that Luis Arce, Bolivia’s president-elect was attacked with dynamite at the party’s headquarters in La Paz city, while he was in a meeting. Slingshots and Dynamite as Bolivians Clash Over Election More Coca growers, supporters of Bolivia's President Evo Morales hit anti-Morales demonstrator in Cochabamba, Bolivia, November 6, … Backers of former President Evo Morales march in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. The statement came after a stick of dynamite was detonated at the party's campaign headquarters in La Paz. During a television interview, Michel said that there was no statement on the subject from Interior Minister Arturo Murillo. La Paz, November 6 (RHC)-- An assassination attempt on Bolivian President-elect Luis Arce was carried out Thursday in La Paz, the capital. Former Bolivian president Evo Morales condemned the “attack on our campaign house in La Paz. Bolivia's embattled president, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, resigns after losing support of final key ally following month of bloody street protests. On his Twitter account, Former Bolivian President Evo Morales condemned the attack against Arce, saying that small groups tried to generate violence and confusion but the party would not fall for any provocation. The main opposition figure, Carlos Mesa, who took just under 29 percent of the vote, has refused to recognize the result of the election. Bolivia: Attack with Explosives Against President-elect Luis Arce Denounced November 6, 2020 orinocotribune Bolivia, dinamite, inauguration, Luis Arce, MAS, Right-wing violence, Sebastian Michel, violence The MAS spokesperson regretted that the authorities in charge of the country’s security did not comment after the attack against Luis Arce. Bolivia's former president Evo Morales returned to the South American country on Monday, ending a year-long exile after a member of his Movement for Socialism party was sworn in as president. No one provides us with the security guarantees that our authority requires,” Michel said during a television interview. We feel that we are totally unprotected. Left: Bolivian Interim President Jeanine Anez takes part in a ceremony with the police in front of the Presidential Palace, in La Paz, Bolivia November 13, … 2020-11-06 13:30:48 / ACN An assassination attempt on Bolivian President-elect Luis Arce was carried out Thursday in La Paz, the capital. On 18 October, Bolivia held presidential elections where Arce won 55.1% of votes. Ahead of the swearing in of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca as president and vice-president of Bolivia this Sunday November 8, actions by the far-right groups have intensified. Jodie Evans, Get our newsletter delivered directly to your inbox. Carlos Mesa was Bolivia’s president from 2003-2005, and Vice President from 2002-2003 under Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada (“Goni”), a multimillionaire mining executive and protégé of Chicago School economist Milton Friedman who caused thousands to lose their jobs through ill-conceived privatization and austerity measures and was later indicted for repressing popular protests. Street clashes broke out on Thursday among supporters and opponents of Bolivia's government armed with slingshots and dynamite as an opposition leader planned a march to pressure President … Movement Towards Socialism's headquarters in La Paz, Bolivia, Nov. 5, 2020. Coca is the plant used to make cocaine. In Brazil, the Federal MP Erika Kokay (PT-DF) condemned the attack: “The elected President of Bolivia, Luis Arce, is the target of an attack on dynamite. On Thursday night, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) spokesperson Sebastian Michel denounced that Bolivia’s President-elect Luis Arce was attacked with dynamite while he was in a meeting at the party’s headquarters in La Paz city. Bolivia’s President-Elect Luis Arce Attacked With Dynamite. 9 days ago | CCS, Libertador, Dto. Bolivia’s president-elect Luis Arce has survived a dynamite attack after he was left “totally unprotected” by security forces during a meeting at his party’s headquarters. Sign In or Register to leave a comment, use the forums and more, I have already subscribed | Do not show this message again. Former Bolivian president Evo Morales took to Twitter to condemn the attack, stating that the small groups who are attempting “to create a climate of confusion and violence” will not be successful. "We have been victims of an attack," said Sebastián Michel, an spokesman for the MAS. Robert America, Bolivia, Politics November 5, 2020 1 Minute. As a result of one of those attacks, mining leader Orlando Gutierrez died on October 28. Our echo chambers have made us terrible losers, Woke witch-finders hunt actual witches over offending the disabled in the latest adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic. On 18 October, Bolivia held presidential elections where … A bunch of individuals attacked the pinnacle workplace of the Bolivian Motion for Socialism (MAS) social gathering in La Paz metropolis with dynamite on Thursday. The coup government in Bolivia refuses to guarantee the new president’s safety. The attempt on his life took place only two days before he'll be sworn in as president of Bolivia. Groups in Santa Cruz, Cochabamba and La Paz have called for a 24-hour civic-strike for Friday November 6 to demand an audit of the election results. Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president, rose through the political ranks as a radical socialist advocate for the nation’s coca growers. Sebastian Michel, the MAS spokesperson, said no one was hurt in the incident, but he criticized security services for not commenting on the incident and failing to do enough to protect the president-elect. The opposition senator who has claimed Bolivia’s presidency Jeanine Anez smiles during the swearing-in ceremony of her new Cabinet at the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia… Bolivia's Central Workers Union (COB) declared a "state of emergency" in order to secure the swear-in ceremony of Bolivian newly elected president Luis Arce tomorrow. On the night of Evo Morales’s 2006 inauguration as president of Bolivia, the streets of La Paz, the country’s capital, were electric. Bolivia’s interim President Jeanine Anez, appointed by the military after it overthrew elected president Evo Morales last November, remains in office until Sunday’s inauguration ceremony. Arce was holding a meeting with party members at the time. There they lit dynamite, a traditional form of protest in the sector which is punishable by Bolivian law. 6 noviembre, 2020 REDACCION BOLIVIA, LATIN AMERICA, ON THIS DAY 0. “Paramilitary groups commit terrorist attacks under the protection of the dictatorial regime,” she warned. by A group Bolivia president-elect attacked in La Paz. Street clashes broke out on Thursday among supporters and opponents of Bolivia's government armed with slingshots and dynamite as an opposition leader planned a march to pressure President Evo Morales to resign after disputed elections last month. Only a matter of time before the empire media starts covering the 'fraudulent elections in Bolivia' (again). On Thursday night, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) spokesperson Sebastian Michel denounced that Bolivia's President-elect Luis Arce was attacked with dynamite while he was in a … No injuries were reported. The incident took place on the day in which some groups of the Bolivian far-right right began a strike in Santa Cruz in rejection of the result of the presidential elections held on Oct. 18. No injuries were reported. According to the police, firecrackers, not dynamite, were used in the … Text by: NEWS WIRES 4 min Street clashes broke out on Thursday among supporters and opponents of Bolivia's government armed with slingshots and dynamite as an opposition leader planned a … Michel strongly rejected the declarations of right-wing politicians who try to confuse the Bolivian citizens by insinuating that the Socialists would be arming popular militias. “Paramilitary groups commit terrorist attacks under the protection of the dictatorial regime,” she warned. More than 20,000 cooperative members are gathered, and this is only 50 percent of us,” the president of the mining cooperatives in La Paz, Pánfilo Marca, told EFE. Read RT Privacy policy to find out more. It was filmed on Friday (August 20), when left-wing supporters of General Torres packed the streets parading anti-imperialist slogans. "The government of Luis Arce will not allow any irregular armed group in Bolivia or the use of weapons," the MAS spokesperson stressed, as local outlet EJU reported. Article content. On Thursday night, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) spokesperson Sebastian Michel denounced that Bolivia's President-elect Luis Arce was attacked with dynamite while he was in a meeting at the party's headquarters in La Paz city. Michel reported that incoming president Luis Arce was in a meeting at the campaign house when the explosive detonated and that it occurred when far-right groups marched by. The President of Bolivia is elected using a modified two-round system: a candidate is declared the winner if they receive more than 50% of the vote, or over 40% of the vote and are 10 percentage points ahead of their closest rival. Bolivia’s president-elect Luis Arce has survived a dynamite attack after he was left “totally unprotected” by security forces during a meeting at his party’s headquarters. The attempt on his life took place only two days before he'll be sworn in as president of Bolivia. teleSUR/SM, by This was reported on Thursday by the press service of the party “Movement to Socialism”, of which the politician is a member. Bolivia's new interim president Jeanine Anez faces the challenge of stabilizing the nation and organizing national elections within three months at a time of political disputes that pushed Morales to fly off to self-exile in Mexico after 14 years in power. Bolivia's president-elect Luis Arce has survived a dynamite attack after he was left "totally unprotected" by security forces during a meeting at his party's headquarters. Añez and the fascists weren't gonna go away quietly. Arce was holding a meeting with party members at the time. Debes completar todos los campos obligatorios para poder continuar. The Socialist leader was attacked while he was at a meeting in La Paz city. The Socialist leader was attacked while he was at a meeting … Bolivia's new interim president Jeanine Anez faces the challenge of stabilizing the nation and organizing national elections within three months at a time of political disputes that pushed Morales to fly off to self-exile in Mexico after 14 years in power. Hundreds of the supporters were miners, many of them brandishing sticks of dynamite. The return of democracy is still not secured in #Bolivia as fascist violence on the streets has led to right-wing politicians salivating at the prospect of a second coup. Morales crossed into Bolivia on foot after being accompanied to the border by Argentine President Alberto Fernandez. 25.4m members in the worldnews community. A backer of former President Evo Morales returns a tear gas canister to police during clashes in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Bolivian President-elect Luis Arce was attacked with dynamite during a meeting at the headquarters of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party in La Paz city on Thursday night, local media reported, citing the party's spokesperson Sebastian Michel. FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators take part in a protest against the President-elect of Bolivia, Luis Arce, alleging a supposed fraud in general elections, in La Paz, Bolivia, October 21, 2020. Arce officially became president-elect of Bolivia on 23 October 2020, after the completion of the official vote count and an announcement by the TSE. On his Twitter account, Former Bolivian President Evo Morales condemned the attack against Arce, saying that small groups tried to generate violence and confusion but the party would not fall for any provocation. © Autonomous Nonprofit Organization “TV-Novosti”, 2005–2020. Ahead of the swearing in of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca as president and vice-president of Bolivia this Sunday November 8, actions by the far-right groups have intensified. If neither condition is met, a run-off election is held between the two top candidates. Luis Arce Catacora was sworn in as president of Bolivia on Sunday, accompanied by thousands of peasants and union delegations. https://t.co/yrpAmubqje. It really isn’t, Gorge-us! Zaroon Ismail 5 minutes ago . Stunning Mars canyon IMAGES hint at ancient life-supporting environment, Where’s Greta when you need her? No… The incident occurred just as Bolivia’s right-wing groups began a strike in opposition to the result of the presidential election held on October 18, in a bid to paralyze the country days before Arce’s inauguration. During a television interview, Michel said that there was no statement on the subject from Interior Minister Arturo Murillo. The Socialist leader was attacked while he was at a meeting in La Paz city. Arce soundly defeated his rivals and secured 55.1 percent of the vote in the presidential election. A bunch of individuals attacked the pinnacle workplace of the Bolivian Motion for Socialism (MAS) social gathering in La Paz metropolis with dynamite on Thursday. Bolivia’s President-Elect Luis Arce Attacked With Dynamite. This website uses cookies. Estás reportando este comentario a la redacción. Bolivia’s president-elect Luis Arce has survived a dynamite attack after he was left “totally unprotected” by security forces during a meeting at his party’s headquarters. Bolivian MAS' Office Attacked With Dynamite During President-Elect's Meeting - Spokesman . Bolivia: the Pro-Santa Cruz Civic Committee Calls for Strike. Arce and his vice president made conciliatory speeches and many promises, but profound challenges lie ahead. Bolivia's new interim president … On Thursday night, dynamite was detonated at a MAS campaign house in which President-elect Arce was attending a meeting in the neighborhood of Sopocachi, La Paz, Bolivia, 3 days before he is inaugurated as the 67th President of Bolivia. Donald Trump Starves Venezuela, Cuba to Win Votes in Flor... Bolivia: Arce Invites President Maduro To His Swear-in Ceremony, Bolivia: Santa Cruz Pro-Coup Gangs Terrorize Residents, Evo Morales Will Return to Bolivia On November 9, Bolivia: Mining Leader Orlando Gutierrez Dies Due To Injuries. In previous days, other incidents of violence and aggression against the social and union organizations that support the Socialist party were also registered.

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