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.
By Carlos Valdez, Associated Press
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.
By Larisa Epatko
One of South America's most controversial leaders finds himself -- yet again -- squeezed between two competing demands and constituencies.
Bolivian leaders are debating whether the country's vast natural reserves of lithium -- a key ingredient powering electric cars -- should be nationalized in order to boost the nation's struggling economy. ITN's Channel 4 news correspondent Lindsey Hilsum reports.
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