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Bolivia to expel Mexico ambassador, two Spanish diplomats

Dec 30, 2019 - 11:26 PM

The Mexican embassy in La Paz has become the center of the diplomatic row after it sheltered 9 or more officials from Evo Morales's former government

MEXICAN EMBASSY. A man walks past the Mexican embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, on November 29, 2019. Photo by Jorge Bernal/AFP

Former Evo Morales' officials take refuge in Mexico embassy in Bolivia

Nov 27, 2019 - 9:48 AM

Among the group is Morales' former top minister Juan Ramon Quintana, who the Bolivia caretaker government has accused of sedition and terrorism

Bolivian Minister of the Presidency Bolivian Minister of the Presidency Juan Ramon Quintana gives a press conference on November 19, 2014 during the presentation of the 2015 Dakar Rally in Paris. The Dakar Rally will start on January 4 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and will run until January 17, after 9,000 kms through Argentina, Bolivia and Chile, race organizer Etienne Lavigne announced. AFP PHOTO /FRANCK FIFE FRANCK FIFE / AFP gives a press conference on November 19, 2014 during the presentation of the 2015 Dakar Rally in Paris. The Dakar Rally will start on January 4 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and will run until January 17, after 9,000 kms through Argentina, Bolivia and Chile, race organizer Etienne Lavigne announced. AFP PHOTO /FRANCK FIFE FRANCK FIFE / AFP

Bolivia's interim president signs off on new elections

Nov 24, 2019 - 11:47 PM

'We are going to recover democracy with democracy,' interim President Jeanine Anez declares

INTERIM LEADER. Bolivia's interim president, Jeanine Anez speaks at a press conference during her first day in power, at the Quemado presidential palace in La Paz, on November 13, 2019. Photo by Jorge Bernal/AFP

Bolivia leader says elections will be called soon

Nov 18, 2019 - 9:19 AM

'Very soon we will announce news regarding our main mandate: calling transparent elections,' Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez says in a speech

CALLING FOR ELECTIONS. Bolivian interim president Jeanine Anez speaks during a press conference in La Paz on November 15, 2019. Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP

U.N. rights chief warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control'

Nov 17, 2019 - 4:04 PM

The latest toll takes the total number killed in the political crisis to 23, according to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

PRO-MORALES PROTEST. View of the road linking El Alto and La Paz blocked by supporters of the ex-President Evo Morales, as seen from El Alto, Bolivia on November 16, 2019. Supporters of Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales are blocking roads leading to La Paz, causing shortages of products at markets. Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP

U.S. recognizes Jeanine Anez as Bolivia's interim president

Nov 14, 2019 - 11:31 AM

'The United States applauds Bolivian Senator Jeanine Anez for stepping up as Interim President of State to lead her nation through this democratic transition, under the constitution of Bolivia,' says US Secretary of State statement

Bolivia's interim president, Jeanine Anez speaks during a press conference during her first day in power, at the Quemado presidential palace in La Paz, on November 13, 2019. Anez, who declared herself interim president before her claim was endorsed by the constitutional court, arguing that her succession was necessitated by the resignations of those above her in the government hierarchy, will try to fill the power vacuum left by Evo Morales's abrupt resignation, as the former leader denounced what he described as a "sneaky coup." Jorge Bernal / AFP

Morales begins Mexico exile as Bolivia moves to end vacuum

Nov 13, 2019 - 11:02 AM

New Bolivia interim president says calling new elections is 'a commitment we have made to the country and of course, we will fulfill it'

In this file photo taken on November 10, 2019 Grab taken from a handout video released by Bolivia TV showing Bolivian President Evo Morales announcing his resignation on November 10, 2019 in a televised address from Cochabamba, Bolivia, caving in following three weeks of sometimes-violent protests over his disputed re-election after the army and police withdrew their backing. Different countries in Latin America are currently being rocked by political change and upheaval. HO / Bolivia TV / A