A supporter of former President Evo Morales waves a Whipala flag as he blocks the highway to access the "Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos" plant in El Alto, Bolivia. Photo: AP Photo

Bolivian government says violent unrest is ‘down by half’ following ousting of former president Evo Morales

  • The violence has claimed at least 23 lives and left scores injured since late October, according to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Topic |   Human rights

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A supporter of former President Evo Morales waves a Whipala flag as he blocks the highway to access the "Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos" plant in El Alto, Bolivia. Photo: AP Photo
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Former Bolivian President Evo Morales gestures during an interview in Mexico City on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Ousted Bolivian leader Evo Morales ready to stand aside in new elections

  • Move could potentially remove obstacle to choosing new leader in country thrown into turmoil by his forced resignation
  • Interim president Jeanine Anez says Morales not welcome as candidate as government prepares for another election
Topic |   Americas

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Former Bolivian President Evo Morales gestures during an interview in Mexico City on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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