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Bolivian President Morales resigns after weeks of protests over disputed election


Bolivian President Evo Morales said on November 10 he would resign after the military called on him to step down and allies tumbled away amid a fierce backlash over a disputed election that has roiled the South American nation.

Mr. Morales, the country's leader for nearly 14 years, said in televised comments that he would submit his resignation letter to help restore stability, though he aimed barbs at what he called a “civic coup.”

The head of Bolivia's armed forces earlier on November 10 said the military had asked Mr. Morales to step down after weeks of protests ...


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