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Bolivia: Protesters cut off mayor’s hair, cover her in red paint and drag her through the streets

WorldNews Thursday, 7 November 2019 ()
Bolivia: Protesters cut off mayor’s hair, cover her in red paint and drag her through the streetsAnti-government protesters have reportedly attacked a mayor from a small Bolivian town, covering her in red paint and cutting her hair. Patricia Arce, a member of the ruling Mas party, was dragged barefoot through the streets by demonstrators before being taken away by the police. The Vinto mayor was also forced to sign a resignation letter and the town hall was set on fire, according to the BBC. Download the new Indpendent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now Crowds were blocking a bridge near Vinto, a town in the Cochabamba department which has seen demonstrations since the disputed presidential election on 20 October. After hearing rumours two...
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