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Politics Feb 04Morales’ party faces divided challengers in Bolivian elections
Eight parties registered for the upcoming general election by the midnight Monday deadline. Most are hoping to capitalize on the protest movement that forced the nation's first indigenous president to resign in November.
World Nov 20Death toll in violence at Bolivian fuel plant rises to 8
The death toll from an operation by Bolivian security forces to clear the blockade of a fuel plant by anti-government protesters has risen to at least eight, officials said Wednesday.
World Nov 11Bolivia experiences power vacuum as Morales and would-be successors resign
President Evo Morales, pushed by the military and weeks of massive protests, resigned after nearly 14 years in power and seemingly every person constitutionally in line for the job quit as well.
World Nov 10Bolivia’s president resigns amid election-fraud allegations
Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests.
World Nov 09Police outside Bolivia’s presidential palace abandon posts
Police guards outside the presidential palace in Bolivia left their posts on Saturday, increasing pressure on President Evo Morales as he tries to curb nationwide unrest after a disputed election.
World Oct 24Bolivia’s Morales claims outright win in presidential vote
Bolivia's first indigenous president said he had the 10 percentage point lead over his nearest rival, former president Carlos Mesa, needed to win outright.