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Bolivia's Morales boards plane to Mexico as protests rage in La Paz

Nov 12 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia's ousted president Evo Morales was flying to political asylum in Mexico on Monday night, the latest step in the once-beloved leader's rapid fall, while military and police deployed in the streets of La Paz to quell violence. | Video

Bolivia's Morales resigns after protests, lashes out at 'coup'

Nov 11 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped the South American nation since a disputed election, but he stoked fears of more unrest by saying he was the victim of a "coup" and faced arrest. | Video

'Bolivia is shattered': Election crisis leaves deeply divided nation

Nov 10 2019

LA PAZ/SANTA CRUZ From Bolivia's capital La Paz high in the Andes to the steamy city of Santa Cruz in the eastern lowlands, weeks of protests have undone leftist President Evo Morales' grip on power and left his South American nation deeply divided.

Bolivians turn to Day of Skulls for hope as protests rage

Nov 08 2019

LA PAZ With Bolivia racked by angry political protest, some in the landlocked South American nation turned to a more pensive task: honoring skulls, an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous beliefs that is meant to bring good fortune and protection.

Bolivian protest leader arrives in La Paz to pressure Morales

Nov 06 2019

LA PAZ A Bolivian protest leader who has become a symbol of opposition to President Evo Morales arrived on Wednesday in the nation's capital, La Paz, where he plans to formally demand the leftist leader step down after a contentious election last month.

UPDATE 5-Bolivian protest leader arrives in La Paz to pressure Morales

Nov 06 2019

LA PAZ, Nov 6 A Bolivian protest leader who has become a symbol of opposition to President Evo Morales arrived on Wednesday in the nation's capital, La Paz, where he plans to formally demand the leftist leader step down after a contentious election last month.

Bolivia's Morales a dictator? Apple's Siri says so (in Spanish)

Nov 06 2019

LA PAZ With political tension mounting in Bolivia over contested elections, Apple Inc's Siri appeared on Wednesday to briefly take the side of anti-government protesters often terming long-standing President Evo Morales a "dictator."

Bolivia's Morales defies calls to resign as opposition plans new march

Nov 06 2019

LA PAZ A Bolivian protest leader vowed on Tuesday to intensify pressure on President Evo Morales to resign as he resisted opposition demands that he step down over contentious election results. | Video

'No negotiation': Bolivia opposition leader says strikers will not accept talks

Oct 28 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian opposition leader Carlos Mesa on Monday ruled out any negotiations with President Evo Morales to end the South American country's political crisis, as strikes closed roads, schools and businesses around the nation.

'No negotiation': Bolivia opposition leader says strikers will not accept talks

Oct 28 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian opposition leader Carlos Mesa on Monday ruled out any negotiations with President Evo Morales to end the South American country's political crisis, as strikes closed roads, schools and businesses around the nation.

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