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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 65th President of Bolivia from 2006 to 2009 and as the 1st President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia from 2009 to 2019 following the passing of the 2009 Bolivian Constitution. Widely regarded as the country's first president to come from its indigenous population, his administration focused on the implementation of leftist policies, social programs, and combating the influence of the United States and multinational corporations. Ideologically a socialist, he is the head of the Movement for Socialism (MAS) party.

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Evo Morales returns to Bolivia from exile in Argentina [Video]

Evo Morales returns to Bolivia from exile in Argentina

Thousands of cheering and flag-waving supporters welcomed Morales in Bolivia a year after he was removed from power.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:24Published
Luis Arce promises to ‘rebuild’ Bolivia after huge election win [Video]

Luis Arce promises to ‘rebuild’ Bolivia after huge election win

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:12Published
Luis Arce presumed winner of Bolivia presidential election [Video]

Luis Arce presumed winner of Bolivia presidential election

Rival concedes as Evo Morales’s party celebrates big comeback that could further polarise the nation.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:30Published
Bolivia's socialists claim victory in presidential election [Video]

Bolivia's socialists claim victory in presidential election

Bolivia's socialist candidate Luis Arce looks set to win the country's presidential election without the need for a run-off, an unofficial count indicated on Monday, putting the leftwing party of Evo..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:06Published
Polls close in Bolivia’s high-stakes presidential election [Video]

Polls close in Bolivia’s high-stakes presidential election

Vote follows a year of political turmoil in the Andean nation following the removal of former President Evo Morales.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:32Published

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Bolivian judge annuls Evo Morales's arrest warrant

The judge annulled the exiled former president's arrest warrant for alleged sedition and terrorism.
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Bolivia appears to be shifting sharply away from the conservative policies of the US-backed interim government that took power last year after left-wing President Evo Morales was forced to resign, with..
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Evo Morales says he will return to Bolivia after ally’s election victory

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Morales aide claims victory in Bolivia’s election redo

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LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Evo Morales’ party claimed victory in Bolivia’s presidential election as official results trickled in from Sunday’s high-stakes redo of last year’s annulled ballot that..
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Bolivians vote in election expected to bring upheaval

bolivians vote in election expected to bring upheaval
LA PAZ: Voters expect social upheaval for the second time in a year no matter who wins Sunday’s general election in Bolivia. Polls opened at 8am in an election that will not feature former president..
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Bolivia election: Voters head to polls for presidential race

The election comes after last year's fraudulent poll which forced Evo Morales to resign.
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Bolivia's interim leader Jeanine Áñez quits presidential race

She says she has acted to try to prevent the return to power of ex-President Evo Morales' party.
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Bolivia’s ‘interim president’ withdraws from upcoming election, one day after poll shows pro-Morales candidate in the lead

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The acting president of Bolivia, Jeanine Anez, has declared that she will not run in next month’s presidential race, citing the need to consolidate votes in order to defeat a socialist candidate..
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Bolivia's ex-leader Evo Morales barred from senate run

A judge upholds a decision against ex-President Evo Morales, which makes him unable to run for senate.
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Bolivian court denies former leader Morales’ bid to be Senate candidate

bolivian court denies former leader morales’ bid to be senate candidate
LA PAZ (Reuters) – A Bolivian court on Monday rejected a legal appeal by former president Evo Morales, deeming him ineligible to run...
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Bolivia's ex-president Evo Morales rejects U.S. nominee to head IDB

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BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Bolivia's former president Evo Morales on Sunday rejected the nomination of a U.S. official to preside over the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a lending..
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Evo Morales: Exiled Bolivian ex-president accused of rape

Bolivia's former leader has not commented on the allegations of rape and human trafficking.
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‘We will coup whoever we want’: Elon Musk sparks online riot with quip about overthrow of Bolivia’s Evo Morales

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Exiled Morales pulling Bolivian political strings as polls loom

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Shares From exile in Buenos Aires, former leftist president Evo Morales continues to influence Bolivian politics and is plotting his party's return to power in September elections, analysts say. Though..
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Exiled Morales says fears fraud in next Bolivia vote, or coup after

Bolivian former president Evo Morales, who resigned last year under pressure from the military, says while he is confident his political party will win re-run elections scheduled for May, he fears they..
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Study casting doubt on Bolivian election fraud triggers controversy

A study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology experts that called into question the alleged election fraud that drove Bolivian President Evo Morales to resign has triggered sniping between left and..
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Bolivia's Morales slams block on Senate run, eyes legal challenge

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales slammed a ban on his running for a Senate role in May elections, while his lawyers signaled that the exiled leftist leader would fight back.
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Bolivia electoral body blocks Morales Senate run

Bolivia's electoral body said on Thursday that former president Evo Morales was ineligible to run for a Senate position in a May election re-run of a voided vote late last year that sparked a political..
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Evo Morales travels to Cuba for health reasons

evo morales travels to cuba for health reasons
BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Former President of Bolivia Evo Morales has travelled to Cuba "for health reasons" and will return to...
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Bolivia's Evo Morales heads to Cuba for medical treatment

Ousted Bolivian leader Evo Morales has left Argentina, where he fled in November as a political exile, for Cuba for a medical procedure, his spokesman said on Monday.
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Bolivian political camps struck as election race begins

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Bolivia's interim President Anez shakes up election race with plan to run

Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez said on Friday that she will be a candidate in upcoming elections that will serve as a re-run of October's disputed vote that sparked protests and prompted..
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Bolivia's caretaker President Anez says will run in May election

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Former Bolivian leader Morales holds rally in Argentina marking end of term

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Bolivia Congress rubber stamps November resignation of Evo Morales

Bolivia's Congress on Tuesday formally accepted the November resignation of leftist leader Evo Morales and his deputy Álvaro García Linera, rubber stamping the end of his 14-year socialist..
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Morales announces his candidate for Bolivian presidential race

Luis Arce, credited with steering Bolivia through years of economic growth, will be a presidential candidate in May elections, Bolivia’s exiled former leader Evo Morales said on Sunday.
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Morales announces candidates for MAS party in Bolivia's elections

Former Bolivian leader Evo Morales announced from Argentina on Sunday the candidates for his socialist party in Bolivia's May 3 elections, which will serve as a re-run of the disputed October vote and..
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U.S. official accuses ex-leader Morales of fostering violence in Bolivia

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Morales' party names election runners for Bolivia vote

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Bolivia exiled ex-president Morales retracts call for 'armed militias'

Bolivian former President Evo Morales retracted his call for the organization of militias in his home country on Thursday after the comments sparked outcry from its interim government.
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Bolivia's caretaker president seeks to unite opposition to Morales as election battle reignites

Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez is pushing to unite a divided opposition to secure an election win in May and prevent the return to power of the socialist party of ousted leader Evo Morales.
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Bolivia opens probe into 600 former Morales officials

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Bolivia prosecutor seeks Spain response over embassy spat

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Bolivia set to hold presidential election re-run on May 3

Bolivians will choose a new president May 3, more than six months after a disputed election sparked violent street protests and the resignation of Evo Morales.
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Bolivia expels Mexican, Spanish officials as diplomatic standoff heats up

Bolivia's government expelled Mexican and Spanish diplomats on Monday, escalating a diplomatic dispute after Mexico's embassy in La Paz granted asylum to allies of Bolivia's former socialist president..
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Bolivia expels Mexican ambassador over asylum dispute

Bolivia's interim government on Monday asked the Mexican ambassador and several Spanish officials to leave the country, raising the tension over Mexico's decision to grant asylum in its La Paz embassy..
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Bolivia is not a Mexican colony, acting foreign minister Longaric tells El Pais

Mexico should stay out of Bolivian domestic affairs after the collapse last month of former leader Evo Morales's Socialist government, Bolivia's acting foreign minister Karen Longaric was quoted saying..
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'I'll be back' within a year, ousted Bolivian leader Morales vows

Ousted Bolivian leader Evo Morales told Reuters he plans to return to his home country by next Christmas, after going into exile in neighboring Argentina following a disputed election.
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Boliva's ex-president Morales plans party rally on Argentina border

Bolivian former President Evo Morales on Saturday appealed for his supporters to attend a rally on the border between Argentina and Bolivia on Dec. 29 to choose a candidate for Bolivia's election early..
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Bolivian prosecutors issue arrest warrant for exiled former president Morales

Bolivian prosecutors on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for exiled former president Evo Morales over allegations of sedition and terrorism related to accusations from the interim government that he..
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Bolivia prosecutors order arrest of ex-President Evo Morales, in exile in Argentina

Bolivia's attorney general's office ordered the arrest of exiled former president Evo Morales on Wednesday following the interim government's accusation of sedition and terrorism.
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Bolivia's Morales looks to engineer election win from afar, find successor

Bolivia's former President Evo Morales defended his right to be involved in politics on Tuesday and said he would campaign to help his socialist party win new elections after he resigned under pressure..
Reuters - Published

Argentina to allow refugee Morales of Bolivia to make political statements

Argentina will allow former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who arrived on Thursday and has been granted refugee status, to make political statements during his stay in the country, a top official said..
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Bolivia's interim leader says arrest warrant to be issued against Morales

Bolivia will issue an arrest warrant in the coming days against former leftist President Evo Morales, accusing him of sedition, interim Bolivian President Jeanine Anez said on Saturday.
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Bolivia's Morales arrives in Argentina, to get refugee status

Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales arrived in Argentina on Thursday seeking refuge under the country's new leftist government after he left his homeland last month following a disputed election.
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