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Evo Morales: Former Bolivian President and politician
Juan Evo Morales Ayma is a Bolivian politician and former cocalero activist who served as the President of Bolivia from 2006 to 2019. Widely regarded as the country's first president to come from its indigenous population, his administration focused on the implementation of leftist policies, poverty reduction, and combating the influence of the United States and multinational corporations in Bolivia. He is the head of the Movement for Socialism (MAS) party.

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Opposition blocks roads, demand election goes ahead [Video]

Opposition blocks roads, demand election goes ahead

Escalating protests in Bolivia revive memories of last year's violence, which led to the resignation of former President Evo Morales.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:39Published

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