Demonstrators clash with police in La Paz, Bolivia, on Friday. Photo: DPA

Election violence erupts near Bolivia’s presidential palace

  • The protesters oppose President Evo Morales, who officially obtained just enough support to secure victory in the first round of a presidential election
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Demonstrators clash with police in La Paz, Bolivia, on Friday. Photo: DPA
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Demonstrators in La Paz protest against alleged electoral fraud in the general elections. Photo: EPA-EFE

Bolivians bang on pots and pans in fifth day of protest at President Evo Morales’ election win

  • Bolivians are protesting against Morales claimed a fourth consecutive election victory, extending his rule to nearly two decades
  • Election monitors, the opposition and some foreign governments have criticised the poll for lacking transparency
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Demonstrators in La Paz protest against alleged electoral fraud in the general elections. Photo: EPA-EFE
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