A day after Jeanine Anez took power, she says she has also reached out to Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido and requested him to send an ambassador to La Paz.
Guaido supporters have reportedly exited the Venezuelan embassy in Brazil, according to an associate of self-declared opposition leader Juan Guaido
Bolivian Senator Jeanine Anez declares herself interim president of the South American country in Congress despite a lack of a quorum to appoint her in a legislative session boycotted by lawmakers from former president Evo Morales’ leftist party.
Morales stepped down Sunday following weeks of massive protests over a disputed presidential election, but the resignations of every constitutionally designated successor left unclear who will take his place and how.
Evo Morales, country's first indigenous president, says his opposition rivals "will go down in history as racists and coup plotters," day after he resigned and fled to central Chapare region. Meanwhile, US "applauds" Bolivia's army for his ouster.
Evo Morales, the popular president of Bolivia, was forced to leave power through a combination of protests and pressure from the military after being accused of election irregularities.
After 18 months in prison, Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pledged to bring the country back to the left.
Presidents of South American states condemned what they called a coup against democratically elected President of Bolivia who resigned following protests that led the army pressure to do so, with Mexico offering asylum to President Morales.
Evo Morales steps down after urging by military chief General Williams Kaliman and weeks of protests over his disputed election he had claimed to win.
Demonstrators in Bolivia burst into the offices of the state-run Bolivia TV and Radio Patria Nueva and forced employees to leave, accusing them of serving the interests of President Evo Morales who they accuse of election fraud.
Hundreds of supporters gathered outside the federal police headquarters in the southern city of Curitiba where Lula has been held since April 2018 cheered after the order was issued.
The Intercept journalist was assaulted by right-wing commentator Augusto Nunes during a live-streamed debate on a Brazilian radio station.
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