After he went into exile in Mexico last November following disputed presidential elections, many thought his political life stood at the precipice.
Former leader Evo Morales makes dramatic homecoming from Argentina as his socialist MAS party sweeps back into power a year after he resigned amid violent protests and fled Bolivia.
The result marks a return to the left for Bolivia from the present conservative caretaker government that stepped in after leader Evo Morales was ousted last year.
Polls showed Bolivia's socialist candidate Luis Arce has 52.4 percent of valid votes, more than 20 percentage points above second-place centrist rival Carlos Mesa.
Results for Bolivia's general elections that were held on Sunday are expected to be slower than usual as the Electoral Tribunal suspended the customary rapid count, arguing that it couldn't guarantee the accuracy.
The wildfires have affected more than 600 families but no fatalities have been reported so far.
Coronavirus has now infected over 15 million people and has killed more than 625,000. Here are the latest updates for July 22:
Special police unit recover bodies over five days in three cities and 80 to 90 percent of the dead are thought to have succumbed to coronavirus, officials say.
A stronger relationship between the two will trigger another headache for the US, but this time in its own hemisphere.
Minister removed over corruption case concerning purchase of medical ventilators from Spanish firm GPA Innova, using IDB funds, officials say.
Gilberto Aparecido dos Santos, "Fuminho," had been on the run for more than 20 years after escaping from a Brazilian prison until his capture in a luxury hotel in Maputo. He was one of Brazil's most-wanted fugitives,.
As cases of Covid-19 cases continue to rise, more than 7,400 and 123 deaths up to now, Bolivia and Colombia became the latest countries to impose total lockdowns.
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