After a six-day civil strike in some parts of the country and pressure from various sectors, President Louis Ars announced the cancellation this Saturday. Act 1386 was a national strategy to combat the legalization of illegal profits and to finance terrorism, which allowed the government to confiscate goods and property.
“Listening to the demands of the Bolivian people We have decided to repeal Act 1386, There must be a small excuse for the country to continue to grieve and harm the economy, ”said Ars.. The decision of the Ars makes the entire legislative system without legal effect (unlike the repeal of a provision which implies discrimination).
“Everything that happens in the country is a result of fear, anxiety, uncertainty, unnecessarily, other interests. (…) Now all we want is for work to start again and we need to be relaxed to build this economy It is needed from all Bolivians, ”he added.
At a press conference from the government seat tonight, the president announced the decision because “the country does not want more concern.” The news was prepared in the presence of representatives of the trade union, farmers, transport and central opera departments. Boliviana (COB).
Controversial law has been at the center of somewhat recorded marches, sieges and other activities across the country and there have been several incidents between protesters, police and government departments over the past six days. It was also described as “cursed” by unionists and traders, who warned of the dangers aimed at controlling people’s property under the argument that they should not have a suspicious appearance.
In detail The page you are on, Since this standard was already approved last August, This repeal procedure should go back to the Legislature Fluorination.
Suspended military operations
The Bolivian defense minister said this morning that events planned for this Saturday’s military day have been suspended. Ordered immediate barracks of all units in the midst of struggles and indefinite strike Guided by guilds and carriers.
The Ministry of Military Command and Defense assessed the national situation and It has been decided to suspend the formal proceedings of paying homage to the Army for another occasion, The official Bolivian news agency reported. Help.
“The context of the conflicts and tensions prevailing in Santa Cruz and other sectors was assessed by the Commanding Officer of the Army, after this assessment, We have defined conditional actions to be postponed to another date”, He explained.
This postponement of the tribute activities will be not only in Santa Cruz – the center of protests and the stronghold of the opposition – but in all the capitals of the sector, so The military units and their equipment must return to their barracks. Novillo pointed out.
“The military units that were to carry out this operation, after the deployment carried out, were determined. They should all immediately return to their respective military units. The instruction has already been issued and the order has already been issued, ”he pointed out.
Bolivia has been experiencing a series of political polarizations since 2019 It describes it as a fraud between the ruling party, which claims these events are a “conspiracy” and the opposition, which is credited with being the source of the failed elections that year.