The MAS marches today in Santa Cruz and Lula wins in Brazil: these are the 7 news you should know before starting the day

The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) prepares a massive mobilization for this Monday, Lula wins the presidency of Brazil and the Tarijeño artist Gerónimo Sims signs with Sony. We present some of the most relevant news at this time:

MAS mobilizes peasants, transport and trade unions; calls for Camacho’s resignation

In the second week of the indefinite strike for the 2023 census, organizations related to the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) —among unions, transporters and peasants— will stage a massive mobilization this Monday in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra in rejection of the measure of the Interinstitutional Commission and to demand the resignation of Governor Luis Fernando Camacho.

Lula wins fairly and will face tough opposition in Congress

Leftist former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will return to power in Brazil for the third time, after beating far-right Jair Bolsonaro in yesterday’s runoff by a very narrow margin, reflecting a huge division in the South American giant.

The 77-year-old icon of the Latin American left won by 50.83% of the votes compared to 49.17% for the 67-year-old former captain of the Brazilian Army, with 98.8% of the votes counted.

Lack of fuel puts food production at risk

The queues and shortages of gasoline and diesel are becoming more acute in Santa Cruz and food production is at risk because YPFB only reaches 10 of the 82 stations with the fuel that it managed to take out in tankers from the Palmasola refinery.

Huayllani case: 16 police officers and soldiers were prosecuted for 10 deaths

Almost three years after the military-police intervention to the march of the Chapare coca growers in the Huayllani area, in Sacaba, Cochabamba, on November 15, 2019, during the post-electoral conflicts, 16 soldiers are being prosecuted for the 10 deaths and more than 100 wounded, but there is still no date for the oral trial that the victims demand.

Fan of Ciclón, reader of Gabo and musician… he is Gerónimo

He is 17 years old, but he manages with solvency in interviews as if he were an old sea dog. In front of cameras or recorders Gerónimo Sims, an artist from Tarija, demonstrates why he reached one of the musical goals that many yearn for: signing with Sony. His career took off from his trip to Buenos Aires and the premiere of his first video. The tarijeño has approximately 250 compositions of his own.

Salary expense of 10 firms created by the Government rose from Bs 280 MM to 361 MM

Since 2017, the amount of resources destined for the permanent and temporary personnel of 10 companies created by the Government increased from 280.5 million bolivianos to 361.8 million bolivianos. The figures do not include Social Security expenses, which are paid by the employer.

From favorite dishes to sweets: banquets to entertain souls

The festival of Todos Santos is celebrated on November 1 and 2 with the aim of receiving the visit of souls. The characteristic of this tradition is the preparation of breads, pastries, traditional foods and drinks.

The MAS marches today in Santa Cruz and Lula wins in Brazil: these are the 7 news you should know before starting the day