Bolivian President Evo Morales Resigns Amid Election Protests
Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned shortly after the military urged him to do so. Two officials next in line to take over the government also stepped down following weeks of protests. 'I resign from my position as president so that [Carlos] Mesa and [Luis Fernando] Camacho do not continue to persecute socialist leaders,' Morales said during a televised address, mentioning the leaders of the opposition. Morales said he decided to step down ...
Leftists make a comeback in Latin America
TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – In Argentina and Uruguay, leftist candidates won the elections and Evo Morales could maintain his position as the president of Bolivia, but in Chile, people have protested against the US-backed president.