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Tag: Evo Morales

  • Sunday, December 31st 2023 - 23:27 UTC

    Bolivian court bans Evo from 2025 candidacy

    Bolivian court bans Evo from 2025 candidacy

    Bolivia's Plurinational Constitutional Court (TCP) Friday ruled that indefinite reelection is not a human right and therefore former President Evo Morales was banned from running for office in 2025. Under the TCP's new consideration, such a right can now be legally restricted, which reverses a criterion approved by this same court in 2017.

  • Wednesday, November 1st 2023 - 10:21 UTC

    Bolivia severs diplomatic ties with Israel

    Bolivia had already broken up with Israel under Evo Morales

    Bolivian Deputy Foreign Minister Freddy Mamani Machaca announced Tuesday that the South American country “condemns the aggressive and disproportionate Israeli military offensive being carried out in the Gaza Strip” and was thenceforth breaking diplomatic relations with Israel in “repudiation” of such acts. The Bolivian government made no mention of Hamas' Oct. 7 attacks.

  • Monday, October 9th 2023 - 08:17 UTC

    Evo in favor of Hamas' actions in Israel

    Morales criticized “the invasionist and expansionist policy of Israel”

    Former Bolivian President Evo Morales Ayma celebrated Hamas' attacks on Israel and criticized a statement from his country's Foreign Ministry condemning the bloodshed in the Middle East.

  • Monday, September 25th 2023 - 09:00 UTC

    Bolivia: Evo announces 2025 presidential bid

    “We will never surrender,” said Morales

    Citing a “dirty” campaign against him, former Bolivian President Evo Morales announced during the weekend that he would run again in the 2025 elections. His Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) party, the same as current head of state Luis Arce Catacora claims Morales is the “king of cocaine” while the opposition regards him as a “drug trafficker,” according to local media.

  • Friday, January 27th 2023 - 09:57 UTC

    Evo declared “persona non grata” by Peru's Congress

    The new measure adds to Evo's ban on entering Peru and the stripping of a Congressional medal

    Peru's Congress Thursday declared former Bolivian President Evo Morales “persona non grata” by 74 votes in favor, 40 against, and 4 abstentions, for his alleged meddling in internal affairs.

  • Tuesday, January 24th 2023 - 08:52 UTC

    Lula's busy agenda in Buenos Aires

    Lula and Fernández shared a gathering with human rights leaders at Casa Rosada and were joined for a concert later in the day by Evo Morales

    After their bilateral encounter at Casa Rosada, Presidents Alberto Fernández of Argentina and Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva of Brazil met with representatives of human rights organizations, who insisted on getting together with the visiting leader, according to Fernández.

  • Monday, January 23rd 2023 - 18:51 UTC

    Evo says Argentina supports Bolivia co-hosting 2030 football World Cup

    Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Chile are bidding to co-host the 2030 event, 100 years after the first World Cup, with the final at the same venue (Montevideo's Centenario Stadium).

    President Alberto Fernández told Evo Morales that the country currently holding the football World Cup will support Bolivia's bid to co-host the 2030 finals together with Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Paraguay.

  • Monday, January 16th 2023 - 19:37 UTC

    Evo to open operational HQs in Buenos Aires

    Coca growers are expected to back Morales' initiative

    Former Bolivian President Evo Morales plans to set up his operational headquarters in Buenos Aires on Jan. 23 to consolidate his plurinational, indigenist movement in the region, it was reported.

  • Monday, January 9th 2023 - 21:01 UTC

    Evo Morales banned from entering Peru for persistent meddling in local issues

    Morales and eight other Bolivian nationals were banned from entering the sovereign state of Peru.

    Peruvian authorities have banned former Bolivian President Evo Morales from entering the country due to his persistent meddling in internal affairs, it was reported Monday in Lima.

  • Monday, November 7th 2022 - 09:40 UTC

    Runasur launched in Buenos Aires

    “As long as capitalism exists, the struggle continues,” Evo insisted

    Delegations from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela Sunday formally signed Runasur's “Declaration of Buenos Aires,” launching the group promoted by former Bolivian leader Evo Morales.