Bolivia opposition calls national strike against the ‘mother law’: what and who is behind the mobilization?

Major mobilizations are expected in the department of Santa Cruz, currently governed by far-right opposition leader Luis Fernando Camacho.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Leaders of the Bolivian opposition called for a national strike this Monday, in a new protest to demand the repeal of the Law on the national strategy to fight the legitimization of illicit profits and the financing of terrorism.

Summoned by right-wing groups in opposition to the Luis Arce government, employers from the transportation, trade and health sectors have called for a nationwide strike to demand the repeal of the so-called "mother law." According to the National Confederation of Bolivian Union Workers Executive Secretary Francisco Figueroa, unless the Executive repeals the law, the strike . . .

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