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New plans against Bolivia denounced despite U.S. denials

La Paz, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) Despite denials by the United States embassy regarding subversion plans, an audio containing alleged statements regarding political plans made by the United States chargé d'affaires in Bolivia, Debra Hevia, was leaked.

“We have been working for a long time to achieve change in Bolivia, time is vital for us, but, for it to be a real change, Evo and Arce have to leave power and close that chapter,” is heard in the recording, which was published by the El Radar digital outlet (www.elradar.info). Hevia adds that the United States embassy will become more involved in strengthening those she calls “our allies, organizations, and collaborators. (…) For example, our Government has always offered scholarships in Bolivia, and now we are going to give more because young people are our agents of change, and they are very, very important,” the chargé d’affaires says.

The recording seems to support a denouncement published the previous week by the same digital outlet regarding a plan called Simón Bolívar for the recolonization of Latin America.

According to the denouncement, in the case of Bolivia the first step is to promote the internal division of the Movement towards Socialism-Political Instrument for the Sovereignty of the People (MAS-IPSP) and promote a single opposition candidate in the 2025 general elections to achieve the triumph of an outsider linked to the interests of Washington, who will allow the control of lithium and other natural resources by American companies.

Last week, the United States Embassy in Bolivia denied the accusation against Hevia as the head of the plan, assuring that it recognizes the legitimacy of Luis Arce as president and that it respects the determination of citizens in future elections.

However, in the Bolivian public opinion, there are referents such as the position that Hevia occupied in the Operations Center of the State Department, characterized as a space for the design of destabilization strategies.

The Bolivian political weekly publication La Época denounced that the said Department is, in reality, a working group dedicated to intelligence and special operations.

Former president of Bolivia Evo Morales expressed this Sunday, during an interview, deep concern about the plans that were being developed amid the division of the MAS-IPSP and other internal conflicts. President Luis Arce, in turn, has repeatedly warned about hybrid war operations against Bolivia and has called for unity to strengthen Bolivia and the government.