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Death toll in Bolivia unrest rises to 23

Four more people were killed in Bolivia over the past few days, bringing the death toll from the political unrest to at least 23, according to several reports. The turmoil began in October, when President Evo Morales won a controversial fourth term in office. Protesters took to the streets claiming ...

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Bolivia’s Morales says ready to return to ‘pacify’ country

MEXICO CITY: Bolivia’s exiled ex-president Evo Morales said he was ready to return to “pacify” his country amid weeks of unrest that led to his resignation. “If the people ask me, we are ready to return to pacify” Bolivia, the leftist leader said in a news conference in Mexico City, where ...

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Bolivian Senate opposition leader declares herself Interim President

Bolivia’s Second Vice Speaker of the Senate Jeanine Añez announced that she will serve as interim president in light of the recent resignation of ousted President Evo Morales. “According to the text and meaning of the Constitution, as president of the Senate, I immediately assume the Presidency of the State ...

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Mexico grants Bolivia’s Evo Morales political asylum

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard revealed that Mexico has granted former Bolivian President Evo Morales political asylum following his recent resignation. Mexico’s Ebrard further called for the Bolivian government to allow for Morales’ safe passage, stressing that the former president’s “personal integrity is not endangered.” The foreign minister, who previously indicated ...

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Bolivia’s President Morales Steps Down Amid Election-fraud

LA PAZ: Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. The decision came after a day of fast-moving developments, including an offer from Morales to hold a new election. But the ...

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