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Bolivia's Anez sparks fierce backlash with election bid

28 Jan 2020

LA PAZ Bolivian politics is back in crisis mode after caretaker leader Jeanine Anez launched plans to run in upcoming presidential elections, sparking criticism from allies and opponents, and prompting at least one minister to resign in protest.

Bolivia's interim President Anez shakes up election race with plan to run

25 Jan 2020

LA PAZ Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez said on Friday that she will be a candidate in upcoming elections that will serve as a re-run of October's disputed vote that sparked protests and prompted former leader Evo Morales to resign.

Morales' party names election runners for Bolivia vote

18 Jan 2020

LA PAZ A former foreign minister and a coca farmer are the front-runners to be on the ticket for exiled Bolivian President Evo Morales' political party in the May elections in the South American country, officials said on Friday.

Bolivia exiled ex-president Morales retracts call for 'armed militias'

16 Jan 2020

LA PAZ Bolivian former President Evo Morales retracted his call for the organisation of militias in his home country on Thursday after the comments sparked outcry from its interim government.

EU criticizes Bolivia's expulsion of Spanish diplomats

31 Dec 2019

LA PAZ The European Union said on Tuesday it was "deeply concerned" about Bolivia's expulsion of Spanish officials caught up in an escalating diplomatic row between Mexico and the interim conservative administration in La Paz.

Bolivia expels Mexican, Spanish officials as diplomatic standoff heats up

31 Dec 2019

LA PAZ/MEXICO CITY Bolivia's government expelled Mexican and Spanish diplomats on Monday, escalating a diplomatic dispute after Mexico's embassy in La Paz granted asylum to allies of Bolivia's former socialist president Evo Morales.

Mexico says Spanish diplomats' cars blocked by Bolivia at La Paz embassy

28 Dec 2019

MEXICO CITY/LA PAZ Mexico's government said Bolivian police had impeded the departure of Spanish officials visiting the Mexican ambassador in La Paz on Friday, widening a spat over Bolivia's surveillance of its diplomatic facilities that has rumbled on for days.

Mexico appeals to international court as diplomatic row with Bolivia intensifies

26 Dec 2019

MEXICO CITY/LA PAZ Mexico on Thursday turned to the International Court of Justice to ensure its diplomatic facilities were respected in Bolivia as it ramped up pressure on the South American country's interim government to back down in an increasingly fractious spat.

Bolivian lawmakers appoint tribunal to set new election date

19 Dec 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia should see a date before May set for fresh elections after lawmakers appointed a new six-member electoral tribunal on Thursday.

Bolivia reforges U.S. ties as political alliances redrawn

28 Nov 2019

LA PAZ/COCHABAMBA, Bolivia Bolivia's interim government has named a temporary ambassador to the United States for the first time in more than a decade amid a redrawing of the South American nation's international ties, including its shunning of traditional allies Venezuela and Cuba.

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