The administration of conservative interim President Jeanine Añez had 11 months to win over voters, and failed—paving the way for the return to power of the left-wing party of Bolivia’s longtime leader
The official results from Bolivia’s presidential election weren’t yet available, but interim President Jeanine Áñez said shortly after midnight Mon. that former left-wing President Evo Morales’s handpicked candidate had won the vote held the previous day.
#Bolivia ’s conservative interim president, Jeanine Anez, pulled out of next month’s general election on Thursday. As @carysgarland explains, the move should strengthen other candidates running against the front-running socialist party of ex-leader Evo Morales
Bolivia’s interim president, Jeanine Añez, said that she was abandoning her election campaign, capping a stormy year in power during which divisions in the nation grew deeper.
Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez withdraws from the election race
US media are already trying to whitewash racist Jeanine Añez' self-declaration as president of #Bolivia as a coup for women's rights. They won't show you the true face of the Bolivian right - like the mob that kidnapped & publicly tortured a female mayor for supporting Morales.
De facto 'president' Jeanine Añez have ordered Bolivian military, at the border with Chile, to repress its own migrant citizens trying to return home.
Riot police halted the march of thousands of indigenous Bolivians, who demonstrated support for former President Evo Morales. The protestors demand the resignation of self-declared “interim” leader Jeanine Anez.
Bolivia's self-declared interim president Jeanine Áñez passed a decree giving security forces blanket immunity from prosecution as they quash protests. Kathryn Ledebur, director of @AndeanInfoNet , calls it a "systematic step to smother democracy, to smother alternative voices."
Self-declared president of #Bolivia Jeanine Añez believes "the city is not for the Indians" whose spiritual traditions she calls "satanic". This coup is deeply driven by racism & resentment against Latin America's first indigenous president & the marginalized people he empowered.