Demonstrators burn a picture of ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales. Photo: EPA-EFE

Bolivia’s Congress approves new election without ex-president Evo Morales

  • New elections are seen as key to ending Bolivia’s worst political upheaval in 16 years
  • Ex-president Evo Morales is in exile in Mexico
Topic |   Human rights

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Demonstrators burn a picture of ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales. Photo: EPA-EFE
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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

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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