Bolivian ex-president Jeanine Añez will have to spend at least a whole year in jail since a Judge this week extended her preventive imprisonment for another six months when she is about to complete her first half-year of reclusion in a La Paz detention center.
Dignitaries of several Latin America and Caribbean countries Saturday criticized the uprising that led the resignation of Evo Morales as president of Bolivia in - which was dubbed a “coup d'état” in a joint statement in Havanna on the closing day of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) summit to celebrate the grouping's 17th anniversary.
The head of Bolivia’s Senate, Jeanine Añez, took office as interim president on Tuesday as former leader Evo Morales pledged to keep up his political fight from exile in Mexico after resigning in what he has alleged was a coup.
Bolivia's Evo Morales will seek a controversial fourth term as president on Sunday when voters head to the polls in what is expected to be a tight race for the once-popular left-wing leader. Morales is already the longest-serving president in Bolivian history, having been at the helm for 13 years, and its first indigenous president.
Bolivia's highest court cleared the way for President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term in 2019 despite voters' rejection of such a move in a referendum last year.
Despite what most Bolivians voted for on February 21, that is against the incumbent president being eligible to run for yet another re-election,
President of Bolivia Evo Morales on Thursday was sworn in for the third time as his country's head of state, and set as his primary objective reduce further poverty levels up to the end of his term in 2020.
Bolivian President Evo Morales called Wednesday for a halt to the crazy race of destroying the Earth in the name of development after being invested as Indian leader in a ritual at the pre-Colombian ruins of Tiahuanaco, located some 71 kilometers from La Paz.