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Bolivia's military calls on Morales to step down as election fallout widens


LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales’ near 14-year rule was teetering on Sunday as allies resigned and the military suggested he step down, as the fallout from a disputed election spread through the South American nation.

The head of the country’s armed forces said the military had asked Morales, who had earlier agreed to hold new presidential elections amid growing evidence of fraud in an Oct. 20 vote, to step down in the wake of weeks of protests.

“We suggest the President of the State renounce his presidential mandate, allowing peace to be restored and the stability maintained ...


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