Coup

Myanmar Explodes in General Strike Against the Coup

Hundreds of thousands of workers and protesters took to the streets in Myanmar amidst threats of repression by the military government. Over the weekend, two people were killed by the police — a total of four have been killed since the movement against the coup began.

Massive Assembly in Bolivia Calls for General Strike Against Election Postponement by Coup Government

A march of thousands of people to Ceja de El Alto in Bolivia culminated in a massive assembly to demand that the general election take place September 6 as originally planned. A large coalition of working class sectors resolved to go on an indefinite general strike until the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) lifts the coup’s government’s new postponement of the elections.

Bolivia’s Coup Leader Jeanine Áñez Has Coronavirus

Jeanine Áñez announced on Twitter that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. The country is in the midst of a huge health crisis as a result of the pandemic and severely lacks the infrastructure to handle it.