L’Amérique latine se prépare à la crise des coronavirus – les pays en développement ont besoin de solidarité et non de sanctions

Le coronavirus se répand rapidement dans un certain nombre de pays d'Amérique latine, menaçant la vie de millions de personnes sur le continent. Dans cette situation de vie et de mort, les populations d'Amérique latine ont besoin de solidarité et d'assistance pour faire face à une crise qui a submergé les systèmes de santé de certaines des économies les plus riches et les plus avancées du monde. La réponse des gouvernements d'Amérique latine a jusqu'à présent varié considérablement. Les pays dont les dirigeants sont orientés vers le socialisme ont adopté des mesures préventives strictes. En revanche, le président d'extrême droite du Brésil, Jair Bolsonaro, poursuit l'approche inverse, se joignant à Donald Trump pour minimiser totalement la crise et ne pas agir, ce qui risque de provoquer une catastrophe et des morts en masse dans un pays de 210 millions d'habitants.

Latin America braces for coronavirus crisis – developing countries need solidarity not sanctions

The coronavirus is spreading rapidly in a number of countries in Latin America – posing a threat to the lives of millions of people across the continent. In this life and death situation the people of Latin America need solidarity and assistance to deal with a crisis that has overwhelmed the healthcare systems of some the world’s richest and most advanced economies in the world. The response of governments in Latin America has so far varied considerably. Countries with a socialist oriented leadership have adopted strict preventative measures. On the other hand the ultra-right wing President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, is pursuing the opposite approach, joining Donald Trump in totally downplaying the crisis and failing to take action, which risks catastrophe and mass deaths in a country of 210 million people.

New study reveals that US-backed coup in Bolivia was based on lies

The blatant lies and hypocrisy of the US have been exposed with the publication of a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This shows there was no fraud in Bolivia’s presidential election last October. The real fraud has actually been committed by the Trump administration. The notion that the US intervenes in countries around the world to promote ‘democracy’, ‘human rights’ or ‘freedom’ has once again been exposed as a total sham. In Bolivia, democracy has been overturned with the backing and material support of the US government, because the people elected the ‘wrong’ president. The truth is that Evo Morales in the legitimate elected President of Bolivia. He won the election in October 2019 by a large margin in a free and fair contest.

Meet the Candidates Taking on Bolivia’s US-Backed Right Wing Government

Bolivia’s presidential elections are scheduled to take place on May 3, 2020. The elections will be organized by the ‘transitional’ government of Jeanine Anez who seized power in a U.S.-backed military coup on November 10, 2019. The coup forced out the democratically elected leftist-indigenous government of Evo Morales, who presided over an economic boom following a rejection of IMF-imposed neoliberal measures. 

Bolivia: “For saying there was a coup d’état, they call you ‘seditious’ and persecute you criminally”

In Bolivia you have to be careful with what you say and do, if you don't want a judge to accuse you of “sedition and terrorism” to put you behind bars. This was the case with Argentine and Venezuelan journalists who visited the country to report on the massacres. But the accusation is also directed at those whom the media have targeted. This is the case of former Deputy, former Government Deputy Minister, and current member of the National Assembly, Gustavo Torrico who, through Paris-La Paz contact, told us he practically takes his imminent arrest for granted.