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Argentine President-elect decries “coup” against Bolivia's Morales


Demonstrators stand around a burning barricade during a protest against Bolivia's President Evo Morales in La Paz, Bolivia, November 10, 2019. | Photo Credit: REUTERS

Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez said on November 10 a “coup” had been carried out against Bolivian leader Evo Morales, who announced his resignation earlier in the day under mounting pressure from anti-government protests and the military.

“The institutional breakdown in Bolivia is unacceptable. The Bolivian people must choose as soon as possible, in free and informed elections, their next government,” Fernandez wrote on Twitter.

Right-leaning governments in Latin America, among them Colombia and Peru, called ...


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