The commander of Bolivia’s armed forces General Williams Kaliman—trained by the U.S. military—“suggested” that Morales resign. Morales offered a re-election. It was rejected in place of a coup. There has been no election in Bolivia since the coup.
The lessons of the Pink Tide of leftist and leftish governments in Latin America that marked much of the period following 1998 but were undone by rightist movements, US meddling, world economic crisis and internal weaknesses are aptly told....
US media has a history of supporting right-wing coups and not much seems to be changing. That media narratives remain unchanged even after acknowledgment of new evidence indicates it is official dogma, not reality, that sets the tone for coverage.
Discredited, divided, and with an election looming, Bolivian President Jeanine Añez’ coup government is peddling conspiracy theories about enemies in the media, government and civil society, all designed to widen the net of adversaries to persecute.