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Bolivian Ex-President Travels To Cuba For Medical Check-up

According to press reports, Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales traveled to Cuba for a medical check-up, a former official from his government said last week, after the ousted leader sought asylum in Mexico. “President Evo Morales is in Cuba for a medical appointment with the Cuban medical team that treated him in Bolivia,” Gabriela Montano, the former health minister under Morales’ […]

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Social Unrest Forces Bolivia’s President From Office

Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned amid social unrest and calls for his resignation by the army and police personnel as well as leaders from civil society. This latest move came against the backdrop of disputed re-election last month. OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro had earlier said the results from the polls giving the Morales a fourth term in office […]

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Protesters Force President Morales To Change Course

After weeks of mass protest in the central South American country of Bolivia, the 60-year-old President Evo Morales has been forced to go back to the poll to seek a new mandate to lead the country. This move comes against the background of social upheaval in the country and an Organization of American States (OAS) election audit, which shows irregularities […]