Update: Bolivia

Great news from Bolivia! Despite strong arm intimidation and apparent voter suppression by the violent self appointed interim government, democracy has prevailed as Louis Arce wins the election.

In rough chronologically here are some sources and info on how we got to where we are now:

First for a bit of background, if you missed our event check out Bolivia on the Brink: Natural Resources, the War on Drugs, and the Future of Democracy, this provides great context of where Bolivia was going into and during the Morales presidency.

BWW, Watson, and CLACS presents Bolivia on the Brink

Next, a government overthrown, a story of US and OAS interference

The brutal slaughter of indigenous people by the Interim government

Reports of intimidation and voter suppression

Even still, thankfully, Louis Arce wins the election and the interim government peacefully steps down

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