A broken portrait of former Bolivia's President Evo Morales, who resigned on Sunday. Photo: AP A broken portrait of former Bolivia's President Evo Morales, who resigned on Sunday. Photo: AP
A broken portrait of former Bolivia's President Evo Morales, who resigned on Sunday. Photo: AP

Bolivians celebrate after leader Evo Morales heeds military’s call to resign, leaving presidency in limbo

  • The military chief urged the president to step down to ease political turmoil and violent protests on the streets triggered by last month’s election
  • Before Morales finished his statement, people began honking their car horns and taking to the streets to celebrate, waving flags and setting off fireworks

Topic |   Human rights
A broken portrait of former Bolivia's President Evo Morales, who resigned on Sunday. Photo: AP A broken portrait of former Bolivia's President Evo Morales, who resigned on Sunday. Photo: AP
A broken portrait of former Bolivia's President Evo Morales, who resigned on Sunday. Photo: AP
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