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I’ll be Back’: Morales Builds Opposition & Prepares MAS for Bolivian Vote

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has not given up his political activity after fleeing the country. Argentine political analyst Gonzalo Fiore Viani has explained how Buenos Aires sees Morales' attempts to maintain control over the situation in Bolivia and how the Fernandez government could...

Evo Morales aims to shape Bolivian politics from Argentinian exile

The exiled former president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, said Tuesday in Buenos Aires that he would lead his socialist MAS party's campaign in elections expected in the next few months, although he himself would not run for office. Morales spoke during a press conference in...

Bolivia: ‘Overwhelming’ evidence of vote rigging

In its final report released on Wednesday, the Organization of American States (OAS) published details of "deliberate" and "malicious" tactics to rig Bolivia's October election in favor of former President Evo Morales. "The audit team detected malicious manipulation of the elections," the OAS said in...

Mexican President says Bolivia’s leader Morales was a ‘victim of a coup’

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday that former Bolivian leader Evo Morales was the "victim of a coup d'etat" and described him as "our brother." Lopez Obrador made the declaration as he celebrated his first year in office with a speech to crowds of supporters in...

Now Evo Morales is out, Bolivia’s celebrated ‘plurinational revolution’ has an uncertain future

Just over a decade ago in late January 2009, I was standing in front of the Palacio Quemado, the government headquarters in the heart of the Bolivian administrative capital La Paz, amid a crowd of euphoric Bolivians. A quilt of national tricolor flags and multicolor...

Bolivia approves new elections excluding Evo Morales

Bolivian lawmakers on Saturday approved a bill that allows for new elections and annuls the results of the October 20 election. Interim President Jeanine Anez, a former senator and opponent of Morales, still needs to sign the bill so it can go into effect, and the...

Bolivia: Thousands March in Response to Cochabamba Massacre

Bolivian security forces set up roadblocks across Cochabamba on Monday as mass demonstrations are taking place against the brutal attacks carried out against the people last week. Three marches entered the city of Cochabamba, chanting for justice and the end of this de-facto government that...

Evo Morales Says the U.S. Offered Him Plane to Leave Bolivia

(Reuters) - Former Bolivian President Evo Morales said in an interview with Reuters in Mexico City on Friday that the United States had offered a plane to get him out of Bolivia. Morales resigned under pressure earlier this week and fled Bolivia after protests and...

Evo Morales: indigenous leader who changed Bolivia but stayed too long

The meteoric political journey of Evo Morales came to an end – for now, at least – right where it started: in a steamy, jungle region of central Bolivia. It was in El Chapare that Morales cut his teeth in the 1980s, helping organize his...

Bolivia Interim president bars Morales from new elections

Bolivia's interim president said on Thursday the country's former leader, Evo Morales, cannot run in any prospective elections. Jeanine Anez, a Senate deputy leader who claimed the presidency earlier this week, told a news conference: "Evo Morales does not qualify to run for a fourth...

Evo Morales Calls It Quits, Bolivians Celebrate

Evo Morales will be granted asylum in Mexico after the former Bolivian president made a request to live in the country, a top official confirmed Monday. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard told reporters: "Several minutes ago I received a phone call from Evo Morales in which...

Opinion: Evo Morales’ time is up in Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales has failed to understand the political crisis that his country is going through — which is somewhat surprising for a person who has been in power since 2006. Not only has he not understood that his image throughout these almost...

Bolivia protests: Student dies after violent clashes

A student was killed as civil unrest continued on the streets of Bolivia on Wednesday. Pressure on President Evo Morales to resign over opposition accusations of corruption related to his recent reelection is increasing. The 20-year-old student died following violent clashes between pro- and anti-government...

Bolivia: political opponets clash leave dozens wounded

Rival political rallies of supporters and opponents of Bolivian President Evo Morales ended in clashes on Monday, leaving dozens injured. The unrest came in the wake of a contested presidential election that was marred by irregularities and saw Morales claim victory over his opponent,...

EU, US, Colombia Callls For Bolivia Election Runoff Vote

The European Union backed calls from election observers for a runoff election in Bolivia's controversial presidential election on Thursday, following days of protests and allegations of vote-rigging. "The European Union shares the assessment that the best option would be to make a runoff to...

Morales Claims Victory in Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales has won the presidency after obtaining 46.9% of the votes against 36.7% from right-wing main opposition candidate Carlos Mesa. Morales claimed victory on Sunday night saying that “most importantly, we again have an absolute majority in the chambers of Deputies and...

Elections in Argentina And Bolivia: Another Socialist Disaster

Once again, Latin America is brimming with socialism. There are elections in Bolivia and Argentina this month, and in both countries, it is almost certain that the left will win. It is also almost certain that in both countries, an economic crisis that will...

“Tolerable Dictatorships”

ANDRES OPPENHEIMER - While Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis is drawing well-deserved international attention, there is another phenomenon that should ring alarm bells everywhere: the proliferation of what many in Washington see as “tolerable dictatorships.” That’s the first thing that crossed my mind recently when Organization of...

Latin America Showcases the Desperate Need for Term Limits

In 2010, Alvaro Uribe’s two terms as president of Colombia were drawing to a close. Uribe had won two decisive presidential contests, without the backing of a major political party. Rather than running with the Liberal or Conservative parties, he formed his own party,...

Bolivian president says U.S. is real global threat, not Venezuela

Bolivia President Evo Morales said on his Twitter account, that "the U.S. is the real threat to humankind," responding to Senator Marco Rubio's talk of using the U.S. Armed Forces against the Venezuelan Government as it "has become a threat for the region and...

Bolivian President Evo Morales Warns of Plan ‘to Invade Venezuela’ by US, OAS

Bolivian President Evo Morales said Sunday that the United States and the Organization of American States are implementing a plan with the purpose of defeating the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. "Before the elections they will carry out violent actions supported by the media and after...

Hack of Bolivian Senate Twitter Account Publishes Death Of Evo Morales

The Twitter account of the Senate of Bolivia was hacked on Tuesday, May 8, for a brief period of time, minutes in which a statement was published that lamented the death of President Evo Morales. The news, of course, was false, fake news. Morales was alive...

Evo Morales Makes A Quick Exit From Costa Rica After Impromptu Protests Against Him

UPDATED: May 9. It appears the quick exit by Evo Morales from Costa Rica on Tuesday was not related to the crowds mobbing is vehicle in front of the Teatro Nacional, rather, at the same time the Bolivian Senate confirming a hack of its...

‘US Champion of Dirty Wars and Interventionism’: Evo Morales on JFK Files

Bolivian President Evo Morales said the United States is the “champion of dirty wars and interventionism,” Saturday in response to the JFK files recently published detailing some CIA and FBI operations. Following the release of the documents, Morales denounced the U.S. record of military interventions,...

Bolivia Inaugurates Construction of its First Electric Railroad

The beginning of construction for Bolivia's first electric train was inaugurated by President Evo Morales on Thursday in a public ceremony that brought together various supporters of the major transportation project, including government representatives, academics, and business owners. “Work on the metropolitan train has already...

Morales: Trump, KKK Promoter, Can’t Lecture Latin America

Bolivia's President Evo Morales says the U.S. President Donald Trump “cannot teach democracy and freedom to Latin America because he promotes the racism and xenophobia of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK)”, a white supremacist, right-wing group created in the 19th century in the United...

Bolivia’s Morales: War Seen as Solution to Capitalist Crisis

Bolivian President Evo Morales has criticized the spike in international conflict, arguing that war is used by "imperialist" powers to solve the crisis of capitalism. Guerra: cultura de muerte e instrumento del imperialismo para la dominación, que utilizan como solución a la crisis del capitalismo. —...

Bolivia President Accuses US of “Recolonizing” Latin America through Venezuela

(Q24N) Bolivian President Evo Morales has once again criticized the United States of wanting to “recolonize” Latin America and the Caribbean, with Venezuela being their “strategic playing piece.” “Today the empire silently practices the strategy of revenge,” he said during a speech at the 192nd...

Bolivian President Acknowledges Coca Production Diverted to Black Market

(Q24N) Bolivian President Evo Morales acknowledged that part of his country’s coca production is being diverted to an illegal market. “Unfortunately, part of the coca crop goes to an illegal coca market in the West,” Morales said in his closing speech at the Coca Fair,...

Bolivian president’s ex-girlfriend gets 10 year jail term

(Q24N) Gabriela Zapata, the 31-year old ex-girlfriend of Bolivian President Evo Morales, was sentenced to ten years in prison on corruption charges on Tuesday, capping a steamy case that also involved allegations of a hidden love child. Zapata, a former manager at the Chinese engineering group...

Bolivia Mobilizes Troops to the Border as Chile Warns of Escalation

(Q24N) Bolivia has mobilized troops to the Chilean border in an effort to increase efforts against contraband activity. Chile President Michelle Bachelet and officials in her administration said that while the country’s intent is good, they do not want an increased military presence to “escalate into something...

Evo Morales Slams Argentina’s Trump-Style Border Wall Proposal

(Q24N) “Discriminatory policies that condemn and criminalize migration are a shameful retreat to rights conquered by our peoples,” Morales tweeted. Bolivian President Evo Morales spoke out Thursday against a proposed wall by Argentina's Mauricio Macri government alongside its shared northern border with Bolivia and Paraguay. We are...

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