Washington behind Bolivia coup

Summary

There is no question that Washington is behind the coup in Bolivia, as it has been in every country that has resources.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. No evidence is provided to support the claim.

This is part of a recurrent disinformation narrative about US-led regime change operations against left wing governments in Latin America. You can see other examples of this, such as 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, or the existence of plans for the secession of oil-rich regions in both Venezuela and Mexico.

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

Read the statement by the EU High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini on the situation in Bolivia here

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 173
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/11/2019
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Bolivia, US
  • Keywords: Natural resources, Imperialism/colonialism, Coup
  • Outlet: RT News @RT, time 11:36-11:52
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