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.
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.
Salvador Romero, the head of the country's electoral tribunal, told reporters Morales did not meet the requirements to be a Senate candidate for his Movement for Socialism (MAS) party, which is currently leading in the polls.
When assuming the interim presidency on November 12, Jeanine Anez had said she had no intention of standing for the full-time job. But that changed last week when she announced her candidacy for the country's the May 3 presidential election.
From climate change to India's complete take over of disputed Kashmir to massive anti-Beijing demonstrations in Hong Kong, here are some of the global protests that dominated headlines in 2019.
“No one can file a lawsuit for unproven facts, no one can be sued for acts they have not committed,” Karen Longaric told journalists in La Paz.
Mexico has accused Bolivia of intimidating its diplomats in La Paz after a chill in relations since Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador last month gave political asylum to former Bolivian president Evo Morales.
Many believe the recent ousting of Bolivian President Evo Morales is a consequence of his tight controls over the country's lithium resources.
The former Bolivian president is credited with lifting many out of poverty and for spurring economic growth, but some in the indigenous community believe his legacy is not as rose-tinted as is portrayed.
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