Bolivia in Turmoil as President Morales resigns


Popular President Evo Morales resigned over the weekend.  Following questions of electoral procedures, the opposition succeeded in gaining some support from the Military to the extent that they suggested Morales resign ahead of new elections. But who will call them?

Also on the weekend Vice President Linera resigned, as did Senate President Arriaza and  President of the Chamber of Deputies Victor Borda.  This leaves second Vice President of the Senate Jeanine Añez who could call an election, but Opposition leaders want an Opposition leader to hold interim power.  Meanwhile Mexico has granted asylum to some Government Ministers, but Evo Morales has vowed to stay on in La Paz.

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