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    As Violence Grips Bolivia, Congress Moves Toward New Elections
    By asif On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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    As Violence Grips Bolivia, Congress Moves Toward New Elections

    EL ALTO, Bolivia — As Bolivia was gripped by chaos this week, with the military opening fire on protesters who have been blocking food and fuel from reaching the capital, La Paz, political leaders scrambled More...

    In Bolivia, Interim Leader Sets Conservative, Religious Tone
    By asif On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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    In Bolivia, Interim Leader Sets Conservative, Religious Tone

    LA PAZ, Bolivia — The interim leader of Bolivia took power this week promising to unify a nation in turmoil. But she has since stacked her cabinet with conservative ministers and thrust religion to the forefront More...

    Ethnic Rifts in Bolivia Burst Into View With Fall of Evo Morales
    By asif On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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    Ethnic Rifts in Bolivia Burst Into View With Fall of Evo Morales

    COCHABAMBA, Bolivia — In the days since the ouster of Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first Indigenous president, deep ethnic tensions that have long divided the country have erupted, complicating efforts to move Bolivia More...

    Uneasy Calm in Bolivia as Lawmakers Threaten Showdown With Interim Leader
    By asif On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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    Uneasy Calm in Bolivia as Lawmakers Threaten Showdown With Interim Leader

    LA PAZ, Bolivia — With the backing of the military, Bolivia’s interim president, Jeanine Añez Chavez, met with advisers on Wednesday to appoint a new cabinet even as backers of former President Evo Morales More...

    ‘I Assume the Presidency’: Bolivia Lawmaker Declares Herself Leader
    By asif On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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    ‘I Assume the Presidency’: Bolivia Lawmaker Declares Herself Leader

    He congratulated the legislators for not showing up at the session at which his resignation would have been formally accepted, and Ms. Añez recognized as the country’s interim leader. He said they were “acting More...