Jeanine Anez, the opposition senator who has claimed Bolivia's presidency. Photo: AP

Deadly clashes rock Bolivia after new interim president’s first day in office

  • Evo Morales resigned on Sunday and later went into exile in Mexico
  • US recognises Jeanine Anez as Bolivia’s interim president
Topic |   Americas

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Jeanine Anez, the opposition senator who has claimed Bolivia's presidency. Photo: AP
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A broken portrait of former Bolivia president Evo Morales on the floor of his private home in Cochabamba, Bolivia, after hooded opponents broke into the residence. Photo; AP

Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia’s ex-leader Evo Morales whose ‘life was at risk’

  • Evo Morales thanked Mexico for protecting him and vowed to come back to his country ‘stronger and more energetic’
  • The departure of Morales followed weeks of violent protests over allegations of fraud in the October 20 election
Topic |   Mexico

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A broken portrait of former Bolivia president Evo Morales on the floor of his private home in Cochabamba, Bolivia, after hooded opponents broke into the residence. Photo; AP
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