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Capitalism rotten to the cor(p)

Pushback from strong social movements have recovered democracy for the people of Bolivia and Chile

Noise or signal? Social media’s role in Bolivia’s coup

Narratives spread on social networking sites were used to justify military intervention in democratic processes

From Zimbabwe to Bolivia: What makes a military coup?

When the military intervened against Mugabe in Zimbabwe in 2017, it wasn't widely called a coup. New research shows that's exactly what it was

Bolivia’s Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces

As chanting Bolivians kept up demonstrations in the street, the 60-year-old called new elections, but this was not enough to calm the uproar

How the world is reacting to Venezuela ‘coup bid

The world is giving its reaction to the attempted coup in Venezuela

Austria’s president denies searching Morales’s plane for Snowden

Austrian officials did not search Bolivia's presidential jet for Edward Snowden, says Austria's President Heinz Fischer.

Bolivia threatens to close US embassy

Latin American leaders have blasted the US for rerouting the Bolivian president's plane under suspicion that Edward Snowden was aboard.

Weekend 101: Mandela vs Mandela, Egyptians revolt

On Weekend 101 this week, Mandla and Makaziwe Mandela battle in court, Egyptians overthrow their president; and where the hell is Edward Snowden?

Bolivians condemn US ‘act of aggression’ after Snowden search

The decision to search the plane of President Evo Morales was an act of aggression and a violation of international law, Bolivia has said.

Bolivian president knees football opponent in groin

A knee to the groin may be more Vinnie Jones than Machiavelli, but it was no less effective for Evo Morales in asserting his presidential authority.

Bolivia nationalises four power companies

Leftist Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Saturday he had nationalised four power companies, including a subsidiary of France's GDF Suez.

Cholitas enter the ring

Bolivia remains patriarchal and girls and women still lag in literacy and opportunities compared to those in neighbouring Argentina and Chile, which h

Bolivians haunted by Che Guevara’s legacy 40 years on

In the land of Ernesto "Che" Guevara's last stand, Bolivians are preparing to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the revolutionary's death with a mixture of honour and hatred. For many here, the Argentine-born doctor-turned-guerrilla leader who was executed at age 39 remains an iconic hero.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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