Leader steps down after report finds ‘serious irregularities’ in vote15/15 EPA Questions were raised when an official fast count by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal abruptly stopped in the evening after the vote, with almost 84 per cent of the count complete. At that point, it showed Mr Morales and Mr Mesa heading to a second round. However after a near 24-hour pause to the count, the data was updated the following evening, this time showing Mr Morales with more than a 10-point lead, handing him an outright victory. The OAS report on Sunday declared there were irregularities, “serious security flaws” in the computer systems and “clear manipulation” of the count, which called the into question Mr Morales’ victory. Image released by Boliva's Presidency showing the house of Bolivia's Ministry of Mining and Metallurgy, Cesar Navarro, burning after protesters set it on fire demanding his resignation on 10 November, 2019. (Bolivian Presidency/AFP via Getty) His re-election triggered weeks of unrest which left three people dead and more than 100 injured in clashes between his supporters and opponents. Just hours before the 60-year-old socialist leader announced his resignation, two government ministers, the Chamber of Deputies president and three other pro-government legislators quit. Mining minister Cesar Navarro and Chamber of Deputies president Victor Borda both cited fear for the safety of their families as their reason for stepping down. Independent news email Only the best news in your inbox Read more: The Independent
The leader faced mounting pressure to resign after the Organisation of American States (OAS) found “serious irregularities” in the 20 October presidential election vote. About Bolivia, there is no sign of journalism in mainstream media today “fierce election backlash” is a funny way to write “military directly pressured him to resign, much like in a coup”
important to mention that no auditing, not even that of the OAS, has yet to prove definitively that there even was any electoral fraud: Great day 👍🏻 After he committed fraud! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 That’s one way of saying it. Will have to go to social media to find the truth. *Forced by the military to resign
Evo Morales: Bolivia's president quits over electoral fraud claims Bolivia n President Evo Morales has resigned amid deepening unrest over allegations of electoral fraud. WTF does Bolivia need an army for?! Is there any country on that wretched continent that is actually stable? Been promised American 'aid' have they? In the form of weapons and raised living standards for officers?
Bolivian president Evo Morales resigns after election result disputePresident quits after nearly 14 years in power, hours after promising fresh elections This is bad news for Bolivia You mean “after volunteering to repeat the elections if it means cabinet ministers stop having their families kidnapped and homes burned and the military refusing” You mean ousted in a coup.
Bolivian President Evo Morales resignsHis departure comes amid turmoil caused by his re-election last month widely seen as fraudulent. God bless America Right wing coup, backed by the US, forces Evo Morales to resign. Fixed your headline. 👇There are no words
Bolivian police join anti-government protesters' on streets after re-election of Evo MoralesSeveral units declare mutinies and join demonstrators demanding president resigns Clarifying that the people protesting against Mr. Evo Morales evoespueblo, has been and is pacific. The confrontations started when evoespueblo asked his followers MAS to siege the cities protesting against electoral fraude. Violance started Monday 10/28 thanks to Evo's command Dictator MORALES!!! Fuerza Bolivia 🇧🇴 NOMASDICTADORES
Bolivian police 'mutiny' in opposition to Evo MoralesGroups of officers in major cities join protests over disputed presidential election result 2 years ago Evo Morales called for a plebiscite to allow him to overcome the limit of 3 consecutive mandates. The bolivian people said NO and he used a loophole in the constitution to be able to run for a 4th time. He's an illegitimate president and MUST STEP DOWN. ckaratnytsky Can't claim any on the ground knowledge in Bolivia itself for the past 18months but... I mean... police lead protesters against left wing government? Even us anarchists are suspicious of that.... It’s going well for another one of jeremycorbyn’s mates I see! Literally always backs the wrong horse.
Bolivian police in La Paz join 'mutiny' against Evo MoralesOfficers in country’s main city join colleagues across Bolivia in declaring support for protests GhostRecon Wildlands is a great game. Bolivia Why the 'quotes'? What do you call it when armed members of the state turn against the democractically elected government and constitutional order? Bolivian police know when to support their homes and friends. If Hong Kong and Iraq were like this imagine how powerless their governments would be. Well China would intervene but you get the point...