People shout slogans during a protest against Bolivia's President Evo Morales in La Paz. Photo: Reuters

Bolivia’s president agrees to fresh elections after damning audit, mass protests

  • A damning report by the Organisation of American States found serious irregularities in an October 20 vote won by Morales, recommending it should be annulled
  • It follows weeks of protests around the country, including the rebellion of an elite police tactical operations unit on Friday
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People shout slogans during a protest against Bolivia's President Evo Morales in La Paz. Photo: Reuters
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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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