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Luis Arce presumed winner of Bolivia presidential election

In Bolivia, early results suggest an ally of former president Evo Morales has won Sunday’s presidential election – without the need for a second round of voting. Morales was forced out of office and the country after a disputed vote last year. Former Economy Ministry Luis Arce is on track …

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Polls close in Bolivia’s high-stakes presidential election

Vote counting is underway in Bolivia, in a presidential election many hope will restore stability. The leading contenders are a former minister of economy and former President Carlos Mesa. Bolivia was plunged into political crisis last October when then-president Evo Morales sought a fourth term. It sparked protests that forced …

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Bolivia readies for long-delayed presidential election

Amid a pandemic and months of political turmoil, Bolivians say a tense calm has taken over the nation as voters prepare to head to the polls on Sunday. The fraught rerun of Bolivia’s presidential elections comes at a time of deep divisions in the South American country and experts say …

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