Luis Arce from the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) has been officially confirmed as the winner of the 2020 Bolivian Presidential Elections.  General elections were held in Bolivia on 18 October 2020 for President, Vice-President, and all seats in both the Senate and Chamber of Deputies. Luis Arce of the Movement for Socialism (MAS)Continue Reading

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has rejected the announced purchase of 46 million doses of CoronaVac, a potential vaccine against COVID-19 being tested in Sao Paulo state. “The Brazilian people will not be anyone’s guinea pig,” Bolsonaro said on his social media channels, adding that the shot made by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac is yet to finish its testingContinue Reading

On October 29 and 30, 2020, Guyana in its capacity as Chair of the Group of 77 and China (G77 + China), will host a virtual Ministerial Level Meeting, under the theme “Maintaining a Low Carbon Development Path towards the 2030 Agenda in the Era of COVID-19”.  Minister of Foreign Affairs andContinue Reading

After Luis Arce’s impressive performance in Bolivian election, Evo Morales has said that he wants to return to Bolivia but not in a capacity as a politician  “Sooner or later we are going to return to Bolivia. That is not up for debate … it is a matter of time,” saidContinue Reading

Thousands of indigenous people in Columbia, who are demanding to meet with President Iván Duque are marching in the capital, Bogotá.   These people have been joined by social activists and Afro-Colombians. There are about 7,500 protestors in the capital city. Mayor Claudia López has organised for the city’s main sports centre which will be used as an overnight base.   The indigenous groups areContinue Reading

Bolivia will hold snap general elections on October 18, 2020. Ahead of the elections, Top UN officials have called on all stakeholders in Bolivia to maintain calm and commit to peaceful conduct. The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the country’s political and social actors, as well as State institutions, to commit to theContinue Reading

As election in the state are round the corner, the race is tightening between Bolivia’s two main presidential candidates, as per an opinion poll released on October 9. However, many voters said that they were still undecided with just a little more than a week left for the crucial polls. IndicatingContinue Reading

Brazil’s São Paulo state is soon to immunize its population with China’s Sinovac vaccine for COVID-19, said João Doria, the governor of the state. The vaccine which is pending regulatory approval is likely to be launched in mid-December. It must be noted that Brazil ranks third in the list of highestContinue Reading

Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra survived the impeachment trial on September 18 after Peru’s Congress voted against his ouster. The move has led to heightened political tensions in a country at a time when the second-largest copper producer in the world is facing an economic recession and one of the worst outbreaks ofContinue Reading

A day after Peru’s constitutional court on September 17 rejected President Martin Vizcarra’s plea to cause a delay in congressional efforts to remove him from office, the Peruvian President on September 18 faced an impeachment vote. Marianella Ledesma, the court’s President told that judges had voted by five to two votes toContinue Reading