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Bolivia's Morales vows second-round vote if fraud found in election, threatens siege of cities

27 Oct 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian President Evo Morales on Saturday vowed to hold a run-off election if fraud is found in a vote count that gave him an outright win, but warned his rural base would siege cities if they keep protesting his disputed re-election to a fourth term.

Shadow hangs over Bolivian elections as Morales scores first-round win

25 Oct 2019

LA PAZ A final vote count by Bolivian authorities on Thursday handed leftist President Evo Morales an outright victory as thousands of angry protesters marched against him chanting "fraud", allegations that threaten to mar his fourth term. | Video

Bolivia's Morales set to win outright as disputed vote count nears completion

24 Oct 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia's leftist leader Evo Morales was on track to win a fraught presidential race outright, edging to a decisive 10-point lead over his main rival after accusing the opposition on Wednesday of attempting a "coup" against him. | Video

UPDATE 2-Bolivia's Morales blasts opposition 'coup' amid election standoff

23 Oct 2019

LA PAZ, Oct 23 Bolivian leader Evo Morales on Wednesday repeated his claim of victory in a presidential election and accused the opposition of trying to orchestrate a coup, after mass opposition-led protests since the Sunday vote that claimed the counting was rigged.

Bolivia's Morales claims election victory, blasts opposition "coup"

23 Oct 2019

LA PAZ, Oct 23 Bolivian leader Evo Morales repeated his claim that he had won victory in a presidential election and railed against the opposition for trying to orchestrate a "coup" after mass protests claiming the vote was being rigged.

Ballot boxes burn in Bolivia as contested vote count ignites protests

22 Oct 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia's electoral board released new data late on Monday that showed President Evo Morales had enough votes to win the hotly contested election, sparking allegations of fraud from the opposition and angry clashes in the streets.

Evo or not, Bolivia faces uncharted waters ahead

20 Oct 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian President Evo Morales has steered South America's poorest country through an unprecedented period of political stability and economic prosperity since sweeping to power in 2006. Things might be about to get a bit more bumpy.

Bolivia's 'Evo': socialist icon or would-be dictator?

18 Oct 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia will go to the polls on Sunday in an era-defining vote either to cement Evo Morales in power for a controversial fourth term or to dislodge the iconic left-wing leader, who has ruled the land-locked South American country for nearly 14 years.

Explainer: Bolivia's 'Evo' - socialist icon or would-be dictator?

18 Oct 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia will go to the polls on Sunday in an era-defining vote either to cement Evo Morales in power for a controversial fourth term or to dislodge the iconic left-wing leader, who has ruled the land-locked South American country for nearly 14 years.

EXPLAINER-Bolivia's "Evo": socialist icon or would-be dictator?

18 Oct 2019

LA PAZ, Oct 18 Bolivia will go to the polls on Sunday in an era-defining vote either to cement Evo Morales in power for a controversial fourth term or to dislodge the iconic left-wing leader, who has ruled the land-locked South American country for nearly 14 years.

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