Bolivia Election 2020: Socialist Victory one Year After US-backed Coup
In this video, we speak with journalist Ollie Vargas who has been reporting on the ground in Bolivia. Vargas explains what has occurred over the past year since the US-backed coup outed former president Evo Morales of MAS or the Movement Toward Socialism. On October 18, 2020, the MAS won the election with the landslide victory for candidate Luis Arce. Ollie explains how the indigenous people have suffered under the coup regime the past year and what challenges are ahead.
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Ollie Vargas is a Bolivian reporter, covering the situation in the country following the coup. Other work can be found at Mintpress News, The Grayzone, teleSUR English and Radio Kawsachun Coca.