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Carlos Mesa: Bolivian politician
Carlos Diego Mesa Gisbert served as president of Bolivia from 2003 to 2005. He was vice president of Bolivia from August 2002 to October 2003. Mesa previously had been a television journalist. His widespread recognition prompted the MNR candidate Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada to pick him as running mate in the 2002 Bolivian presidential elections. The winning ticket of Sánchez-Mesa took office August 6, 2002. As vice president, Mesa quickly was put into a difficult situation when a wave of protests and strikes shut down Bolivia in a bitter dispute known as the Bolivian Gas War. The demonstrations eventually forced Sánchez de Lozada to resign, leaving Mesa as president.

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Bolivia's president resigns after losing backing of security forces

bolivia's president resigns after losing backing of security forces
Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned on Sunday, caving in following three weeks of sometimes-violent protests over his disputed re-election after the army and police withdrew their backing. "I..
WorldNews - Published

Bolivia opposition candidate says Morales should not be candidate in new election

Bolivian opposition candidate Carlos Mesa said on Sunday that President Evo Morales should not be a candidate in new elections after the Organization of American States (OAS) found serious..
Reuters - Published

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Unrest in Bolivia after Morales resigns [Video]Unrest in Bolivia after Morales resigns

Looting, fighting and roadblocks convulsed Bolivia on Monday after President Evo Morales' resignation ended his 14-year rule and created a power vacuum following weeks of violent protests. Gavino Garay..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:33Published

Town hall lit on fire during Bolivian protest chaos [Video]Town hall lit on fire during Bolivian protest chaos

Video from the Bolivian town of Vinto shows the town hall on fire on Wednesday (November 6), as the country is engulfed in protests that have turned violent.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Tear gas streams through the streets of La Paz [Video]Tear gas streams through the streets of La Paz

Tensions flared up in the street of La Paz on Tuesday (November 05) as protesters took to the streets to demand new elections amidst accusations of fraud in a recent vote that saw President Evo Morales..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

'We have your resignation letter' chant Bolivian protesters [Video]'We have your resignation letter' chant Bolivian protesters

Critics of President Evo Morales took to the streets of La Paz on Tuesday (November 05) to call for his resignation from power amidst accusations of voter fraud.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:30Published

Bolivia election: Tight race for incumbent Morales [Video]Bolivia election: Tight race for incumbent Morales

Carlos Mesa could win a protest vote, ending Evo Morales’ near 14-year grip on power in Bolivia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:52Published

 

Bolivian opposition repeats call for new elections; Morales says going nowhere

Bolivian opposition leader Carlos Mesa asked Congress on Friday to pass an emergency bill setting the details of new elections as his political archenemy, President Evo Morales, vowed again not to..
Reuters - Published

Bolivian opposition candidate invited to vote audit: government

Bolivian opposition candidate Carlos Mesa is invited to participate in an audit of votes cast in the recent presidential election, Vice President Alvaro Garcia said on Tuesday, as protesters prepared..
Reuters - Published

Violence grips Bolivian cities as election standoff enters second week

Street battles broke out on Monday between supporters of President Evo Morales and opposition leader Carlos Mesa, leaving dozens wounded as protests against alleged electoral fraud in Bolivia entered a..
France 24 - Published

Bolivian election rivals end day of protests with rallies, injuries

Supporters and opponents of Bolivian President Evo Morales both ended a day of protests with large rallies on Monday, as Morales' election rival Carlos Mesa assured backers he was headed to either..
Reuters - Published

'No negotiation': Bolivia opposition leader says strikers will not accept talks

Bolivian opposition leader Carlos Mesa on Monday ruled out any negotiations with President Evo Morales to end the South American country's political crisis, as strikes closed roads, schools and..
Reuters - Published

Final vote count in Bolivian election gives Morales outright win after a disputed race

A final vote tally by Bolivia's electoral board gave President Evo Morales an outright win in the first-round election on Thursday, with 47.07% of ballots compared to 36.51% for runner-up Carlos Mesa,..
France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Bolivia's Morales calls for his election win to be respected

Bolivian President Evo Morales hailed his election win on Thursday after an official count overnight extended his lead to a decisive 10-point gap over his main rival Carlos Mesa, enough for an outright..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's Morales takes 10-point lead in election count, would hand him outright win

Bolivian President Evo Morales posted a 10-point lead against main rival Carlos Mesa in the presidential election vote count, official data showed for the first time in the early hours of Thursday, a..
Reuters - Published

Tensions boil over in Bolivia as protesters claim presidential election was rigged

tensions boil over in bolivia as protesters claim presidential election was rigged
(CNN)Tensions continue to rise on the streets of the Bolivian administrative capital La Paz, with angry crowds accusing authorities of fraud in Sunday's presidential election. Protesters and the..
WorldNews - Published

Bolivia election confusion raises fears of foul play

Bolivia's presidential election has sowed widespread confusion. A preliminary count of almost85% of ballots had strongly indicated there would need to be a second-round runoff, with President Evo..
France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Bolivia elections: Evo Morales to face Carlos Mesa in run-off vote

Evo Morales leads in Sunday's presidential election but not enough to avoid a run-off.
BBC News - Published

Bolivia's leftist Morales headed to presidential runoff with chief rival Mesa

Bolivian President Evo Morales led Sunday's election but did not have enough votes to avoid a potentially risky runoff with chief rival Carlos Mesa in December, a preliminary count of nearly 84% of..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia's Morales leads presidential election, but runoff likely

Bolivian President Evo Morales led Sunday's election, but did not have enough votes to avoid a potentially risky runoff with chief rival Carlos Mesa in December, a preliminary count of nearly 84% of..
Reuters - Published

Bolivia’s Evo Morales faces presidential run-off, early vote returns show

Bolivian President Evo Morales led Sunday's election, but did not have enough votes to avoid a potentially risky runoff with chief rival Carlos Mesa in December, a preliminary count of nearly 84% of..
France 24 - Published

Bolivia's Morales leads election after quick count; second round looks likely

Bolivian President Evo Morales led Sunday's election with 45.71% of votes compared to 37.84% for his closest rival Carlos Mesa, according to a quick count of 83% of votes by the country's electoral..
Reuters - Published

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