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Havana Times: "Evo Morales Resigns after Nearly 14 Years as President of Bolivia"
"The president, who had announced new elections earlier in the day, faced serious fraud claims from the October 20 elections. The vice president also resigned.
HAVANA TIMES – Bolivian president Evo Morales resigned from the Presidency today after almost 14 years in power, through a video transmitted from an undisclosed location.
Hours earlier on Sunday morning, Morales had announced the holding of new elections with a new Electoral Tribunal. The declaration followed a report by the Organization of American States (OAS), which confirmed fraud in the elections held in October. Morales didn’t refer the preliminary report.
Vice president Alvaro Garcia Linera, also resigned from his post..."
read the rest here: https://havanatimes.org/features/evo-morales-resigns-after-nearly-1...
I was in Bolivia in 2000 at the start of the uprising and can only say that Bolivianos are truly the salt of the earth. One of the poorest countries in the world. I have followed Bolivia over the years since then and I know that there is no doubt about the fact that this is an all out coup run by powerful interests in Cochabamba.
Morales has always been the people's President and he has a huge support base.
This will not go well for Bolivia as the people will not let this go easily.
Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador,Peru, Venezuela,
South America is once again in the midsts of major upheaval.