Manufacturers of electric cars and local fascists behind Bolivian coup: hunt of Indians, risk of ethnocide

Summary

A few years ago colossal deposits of lithium were discovered in Bolivia. Big corporations are in urgent need of access to lithium, a key metal for the production of electric car batteries. Hence it totally can be that the coup was lobbied by the heads of big American manufacturers of electric cars. We also have good reason to believe that the key role in the coup belonged to Bolivian military elite and the heads of intelligence services, who were driven by personal ambitions and racist sentiments towards local Indian population. A military coup in Bolivia was fascist. Interim president Janine Áñez announced hunt of Aymara and Quechua peoples, who make more than a half of Bolivian population. The risk is Bolivian fascist fundamentalists will not only take over deposits of natural resources, but will start ethnocide with the complicity of the US and its satellites.

 

 

Disproof

This publication claims without any proof that the US electric cars manufactures and local fascists staged the coup in Bolivia and that Interim president Janine Áñez announced the hunt of the Aymara and Quechua peoples. It is an example of a recurrent disinformation narrative about US-led regime change operations against left-wing governments in Latin America. Other examples of this narrative include the alleged presence of a US marine in the Venezuelan barricades and the promotion of a Ukraine-style 'colour revolution', the training of Venezuelan exiles in Guyana for military operations inside the country, preparations for a military intervention after forcing Brazil to join NATO, deliberate blackouts in South America caused by the US and the existence of plans for the secession of oil-rich regions in both Venezuela and Mexico.

This narrative also falls within the broader pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative attempting to deny the existence of genuine grass-roots protests, portraying them as foreign-led efforts and fake colour revolutions.

Read earlier disinformation cases claiming that Bolivia became a US target because of its lithium reserves, that the US overthrew the Bolivian president by a military junta when Maidan techniques did not help, that the US Intelligence co-opted Bolivian security services, and that the US waged hybrid wars against Venezuela and Bolivia.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 175
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 19/11/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Bolivia, Russia, US
  • Keywords: Genocide, Junta, Colour revolutions, Coup, Conspiracy, Nazi/Fascist
  • Outlet: RuBaltic.ru
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