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After Disputed Polls in October, Bolivia's Evo Morales Cornered into Calling New Elections


The election turmoil has rattled Evo Morales, a survivor of Latin America's leftist 'pink tide' two decades ago, while shaking faith in the stability of Bolivia's democracy.

La Paz: Bolivian President Evo Morales agreed on Sunday to hold new presidential elections after an audit of the disputed October vote called for it to be annulled, while pressure mounted on the leftist leader to step down from opposition groups and unions.

The Organisation of American States (OAS), which conducted the audit of the Oct. 20 election, issued a report earlier on Sunday that found serious irregularities in the vote ...


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