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Bolivian authorities and protesters agree to the immediate release of three MAS members accused of terrorism

July 11, 2020

The authorities of the Bolivian department of Cochabamba have agreed with the “self-convened” demonstrators to lift the blockade of the K’ara K’ara landfill two weeks ago in order to release three members of the Movimiento Al party. Socialism (MAS) accused of terrorism.

“An interinstitutional commission has been set up between the Ministry of the Interior, the Mayor’s Office and the Ombudsman’s Office to help release the three La Paz inmates Lucy Escobar, Oswaldo Gareca and Remy Añez. They have clarified that this is a responsibility is the first point of the agreement.

The text is signed by the Governor of Cochabamba, Esther Soria (MAS), the Representative of Ombudsman Nelson Cox and the Mayor of Cochabamba, José María Leyes, and the “self-assembly”, which resembles the MAS of former President Evo Morales.

Bolivian authorities and protesters agree to the immediate release of three MAS members accused of terrorismBolivian authorities and protesters agree to the immediate release of three MAS members accused of terrorism

Another of the seven points implies that the Ombudsman undertakes to implement a constitutional measure against the Ministry of Education to repeal the virtual education decree.