Jeanine Añez, Former Bolivian President, Says She Faces Arrest

Jeanine Añez served as interim president for a year, after Evo Morales was forced out. Other members of her government have reportedly been arrested.

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How Bolivia Overcame a Crisis and Held a Clean Election

A presidential race that many feared would end in uncertainty or violence concluded quietly, allowing Bolivians to hope that a year of turmoil and threats to democracy may be behind them.

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Jeanine Añez Drops Out of Bolivia’s Presidential Election

Less than a year after declaring herself president of her turbulent country, Jeanine Añez abandoned her attempt to win official approval from the voters.

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The Best Answer to Chaos in Bolivia Is Socialism

The Oct. 18 election may be the country’s best hope to stop its slide into authoritarianism.

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As Politicians Clashed, Bolivia’s Pandemic Death Rate Soared

Bolivia was mired in political turmoil when the pandemic hit. The response was chaotic. And the surge in deaths that followed was among the worst in the world, according to an analysis by The New York Times.

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Bolivia Under Blockade as Protesters Choke Access to Cities

Six million people have been marooned by 70 roadblocks set up to protest the government’s response to the coronavirus and the postponement of the country’s general election.

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Latin America Is Facing a ‘Decline of Democracy’ Under the Pandemic

The coronavirus is battering Latin American health systems and economies. It is also threatening the region’s fragile political freedoms.

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