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Hit by unrest, Bolivia's capital awakens to uncertainty

La Paz - After a night of looting and arson, Bolivia's capital woke up to drizzle and fog on Monday as the country faces an uncertain future amid a power vacuum.

Morales: Latin America's longest-serving leader collapses under protests

La Paz - Evo Morales was Latin America's longest-serving president until he resigned in ignominy Sunday, after weeks of opposition protests over an election ultimately said to have been riddled with irregularities.

Bolivians jam streets to celebrate president's resignation

La Paz - Jubilant crowds packed the streets of La Paz Sunday to celebrate the abrupt resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales, Latin America's longest serving leader, after weeks of protest over his disputed re-election.

Power vacuum in Bolivia as Morales calls on opposition to ensure calm

La Paz - Bolivia's Evo Morales called Monday on the opposition that ousted him to "pacify the country" after his shock resignation following weeks of protests over his disputed re-election left a power vacuum in the country.

Bolivia's Morales seeks new election but army calls on him to resign

La Paz - President Evo Morales called new elections Sunday but the commander of the armed forces asked him to resign "for the good of our Bolivia" after an OAS audit found serious irregularities in elections last month that gave the leftist leader a fourth term...

Protesters seize state-run media in Bolivia as tensions soar

La Paz - Opposition demonstrators in Bolivia overran two state-run media outlets and forced them off the air Saturday and some police stopped guarding the square where President Evo Morales' palace is located, as tensions remained high after a disputed election...

Police in Bolivia join opposition as crisis mounts

La Paz - Police in three Bolivian cities joined anti-government protests Friday, in one case marching with demonstrators in La Paz, in the first sign security forces are withdrawing support from President Evo Morales after a disputed election that has triggered...

Mob seizes mayor in Bolivia drag her in the mud cut her hair

Patricia Arce the mayor of Vinto a city in central Bolivia of about 60,000 was hauled out of the local government building dragged in the streets, splashed with red paint, and had her hair cut by an angry mob last Wednesday.

Morales leads outrage over humiliating attack on Bolivian mayor

La Paz - Bolivia's President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.

Student killed as pressure mounts in Bolivia protests

La Paz - A student was killed in Bolivian protests Wednesday amid increasing pressure on President Evo Morales to resign over opposition claims that he rigged his recent re-election.

Helicopter carrying Bolivia president makes emergency landing

La Paz - A helicopter carrying Bolivia's President Evo Morales made an emergency landing Monday due to a mechanical problem, the military said, raising suspicions among his supporters after opponents vowed to oust him.

Bolivia leader warns of bloodshed as opponents vow to oust him

La Paz - Bolivia's government accused its rivals Sunday of plotting deadly violence against it after an opposition figure vowed to oust leftist President Evo Morales and called for the military's support.

Bolivia opposition figure calls on military in election crisis

La Paz - Tension rose in Bolivia's election crisis on Sunday after an opposition figure called on the military to take "the side of the people" and vowed to oust leftist President Evo Morales.

Bolivia election audit chief makes surprise resignation

La Paz - The head of an international body auditing Bolivia's disputed election results resigned unexpectedly on Friday, casting further uncertainty over a vote that sparked deadly riots and delivered President Evo Morales a fourth term.

Bolivia election audit chief makes surprise resignation

La Paz - The head of an international body auditing Bolivia's disputed election results resigned unexpectedly on Friday, casting further uncertainty over a vote that sparked deadly riots and delivered President Evo Morales a fourth term.

Morales calls for Bolivia violence 'truce' as OAS begins election audit

La Paz - President Evo Morales called Thursday for a "truce" while an international body conducts an audit of Bolivia's disputed election results, after clashes between rival groups left two dead and nearly 140 injured.

At least two dead in Bolivia post-election clashes

La Paz - At least two people have died and six others were injured in clashes between supporters and opponents of Bolivian President Evo Morales following his disputed election victory earlier this month, the government said Wednesday.

Bolivia announces binding audit of disputed vote tally

La Paz - Bolivia said on Wednesday it has agreed to a binding outside audit of disputed election results that gave a fourth term to President Evo Morales, but his opposition challenger rejected it as a solution to a crisis that has triggered riots and cries of ...

UN urges 'urgent' de-escalation of Bolivia violence

La Paz - The United Nations on Tuesday called for an urgent de-escalation of tensions in Bolivia, where rival supporters of President Evo Morales and opposition leader Carlos Mesa have clashed since a disputed election.

Bolivia urges opposition leader to back audit of vote tally

La Paz - Bolivia's government on Tuesday invited defeated presidential candidate Carlos Mesa to take part in an audit of hotly disputed election results that sparked more than a week of riots amid accusations of fraud favoring the incumbent.
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