Bolivia military, police ready for violent protests; Morales leaves for Mexico

Bolivia military, police ready for violent protests; Morales leaves for Mexico

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LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia´s military and police readied on Monday to quell acts of "vandalism" posing a threat to citizens as La Paz braced for violent clashes with thousands of supporters of ousted president Evo Morales marching toward the capital city, where opposition protesters and police set up barricades. Morales, who was granted asylum by Mexico after he resigned on Sunday following a dispute election, said in a tweet on Monday night that he was leaving for Mexico but vowed to return "with more strength and energy." A Mexican government plane left the airport of the Bolivian city of Chimore to transport Morale, Unitel television reported. Earlier, the Peruvian government said that a...

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