Evo Morales

Juan Evo Morales Ayma is a Bolivian politician and former cocalero activist who served as the President of Bolivia from 2006 to 2019. Widely regarded as the country's first president to come from its indigenous population, his administration focused on the implementation of leftist policies, poverty reduction, and combating the influence of the United States and multinational corporations in Bolivia. A socialist, he is the head of the Movement for Socialism party. Born to an Aymara family of subsistence farmers in Isallawi, Orinoca Canton, Morales undertook a basic education before mandatory military service, in 1978 moving to Chapare Province. Growing coca and becoming a trade unionist, he rose to prominence in the campesino union. In that capacity, he campaigned against U.S. and Bolivian attempts to eradicate coca as part of the War on Drugs, denouncing these as an imperialist violation of indigenous Andean culture.

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Bolivia's president resigns amid election-fraud allegations

President Evo Morales resigned Sunday under mounting pressure from Bolivia's military and the public...

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Bolivian interim leader says Morales can’t run in new vote

Bolivia’s former President Evo Morales cannot run as a candidate in any new elections, the country’s...

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Is She Bolivia’s New Divider in Chief? | OZY

When Jeanine Añez took office as Bolivia’s interim president following Evo Morales’ flight into exile, she vowed to unite the country — but critics of...

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Evo Morales victim of 'coup d'etat,' says Mexican president - Times of India

MEXICO CITY: Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has that former Bolivian leader Evo Morales was the "victim of a coup d'etat". Speaking to a ...

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Evo Morales victim of 'coup d'etat,' says AMLO

Speaking to a crowd of supporters in Mexico City, the leftist president, nicknamed AMLO, recalled his government's decision to accept Morales as an...

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Bolivia appoints first US ambassador in 11 years

Bolivia's interim leader has appointed the country's first US ambassador in 11 years, after vowing to overturn many of ex-President Evo Morales' policies...

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On the frontline: Bolivians face upheaval and uncertainty

Weeks of protests, blockades and food shortages rocked Bolivia's sprawling cities of La Paz and El...

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How Evo Morales Made Bolivia A Better Place ... Before He Fled The Country

President Evo Morales attended the inauguration of new buildings in a housing project in 2016. The...

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Camacho, a leader in Bolivian protests, to seek presidency

Luis Fernando Camacho, a leading force behind the ouster of Bolivian president Evo Morales, on...

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Bolivian interim leader meets UN envoy amid violence fears

Mourners light candles around coffins of backers of former President Evo Morales that died during...

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Reversing Pro-Palestinian Stance of Evo Morales, Bolivia's Coup Government Moves to Restore Ties...

The right-wing coup regime in Bolivia announced plans Thursday to restore diplomatic relations with...

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‘Evo Morales Is Like a Father to Us’

The road to Evo Morales’ political stronghold, in the heart of Bolivia’s coca farming region, is nearly impassable these days. Supporters of Mr.

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Bolivian Senator: Evo Morales Fell Due to Betrayals, Errors

Evo Morales fell from power in Bolivia due to betrayals by those he trusted and mistakes in his own...

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Bolivian senator: Evo Morales fell due to betrayals, errors

Evo Morales fell from power in Bolivia due to betrayals by those he trusted and his own mistakes and...

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How Evo Morales Made Bolivia A Better Place ... Before He Was Forced To Flee

President Evo Morales attended the inauguration of new buildings in a housing project in 2016. The...

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Ex-Morales' officials take refuge in Mexico embassy in Bolivia

Some 20 former members of Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales' government have holed up in Mexico's...

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How and why Evo Morales lost in Bolivia

A month after a disputed general election that resulted in the ousting of long-term President Evo Morales and protests that left dozens dead, Bolivia is...

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Now Evo Morales is out, Bolivia's celebrated 'plurinational revolution' has an uncertain future

A quilt of national tricolour flags and multicolour wiphalas, the traditional Andean flags, was...

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Without 'father' Evo, Bolivia's indigenous coca farmers feel orphaned

Driven back by security forces and now leaderless after the departure of ex-president Evo Morales,...

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Evo Morales provided congress access to El Chapo's son

A Bolivian government official revealed Monday that former President Evo Morales granted Joaquín 'El...

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Bolivia’s interim government calls former President Evo Morales a "terrorist"

The interior minister of Bolivia’s interim government has called for Evo Morales, Bolivia’s former...

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Bolivia Struggling To Transition To New Elections Following Fall Of Evo Morales

Bolivia is struggling to transition to new elections following the fall of Evo Morales and deadly violence. There are allegations that the interim president is hostile to indigenous culture.

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Morales’s Bolivia: Autocracy, Corruption, Waste

When President Evo Morales of Bolivia was caught by election observers in an artless attempt to steal an illegal fourth term, the police withdrew their...

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How an Unknown Female Senator Came to Replace the Bolivian President Evo Morales

A day after the downfall of Bolivia’s longest-serving president,Evo Morales, the country was in...

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Evo Morales 'refused to stand in elections due to ethnic conflict fears'

Ousted Bolivian president says he renounced his candidacy ‘in the name of peace’

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Bolivia's Congress Authorizes New Elections Without Morales

Bolivia's Congress approved a bill Saturday that opens the door to new elections without...

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Evo Morales’ backers leaving barricades after Bolivia deal

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the military base in El Alto, in...

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'We'll be back': Evo Morales on Bolivia unrest and resignation

Evo Morales became Bolivia's first indigenous president after his party, Movement for Socialism, won...

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New Bolivian interior minister vows to jail Evo Morales for rest of his life

The interior minister of Bolivia’s rightwing interim government has vowed to jail the former...

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Evo Morales Urges United Nations to 'Denounce and Stop This Massacre' as Bolivian Military Guns Down...

After the Bolivian military massacred anti-coup protestors in the working-class city of El Alto on...

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Evo Morales Calls for 'Truth Commission' to Expose Deceitful Role of US-Backed OAS in Bolivia Coup

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales on Wednesday called for an international truth commission to...

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Bolivian officials accuse Evo Morales of terrorism, sedition

Bolivia’s interim government accused ousted President Evo Morales of terrorism and sedition on...

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Evo Morales accused of terrorism and sedition

Bolivia's interim government has accused former President Evo Morales of terrorism and sedition over his alleged role in fomenting unrest in the country...

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The Rise and Fall of Evo Morales

On the night of Evo Morales’s 2006 inauguration as president of Bolivia, the streets of La Paz, the country’s capital, were electric. The streets were...

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Evo Morales Says 32-Year-Old Senator Is Bolivia’s Rightful President

A 32-year-old senator from Bolivia’s majority socialist party should be the nation’s president,...

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Evo Morales’ Backers Leaving Barricades After Bolivia Deal

Supporters of ousted President Evo Morales began abandoning barricades set up on roads leading into...

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WSJ News Exclusive | Evo Morales Offers to Sit Out Bolivia’s Next Election if He Can Finish Term

Evo Morales, the exiled former president of Bolivia, said he is willing to sit out the country’s...

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Evo Morales Raises a Fist, but Knows His Presidency is Over

Evo Morales, the ousted president of Bolivia, now lives in exile on a military base in Mexico City,...

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Bolivia plans elections without Evo Morales in bid to end weeks of unrest

Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez signed off on new elections Sunday, in a key step towards...

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Evo Morales Offers to Sit Out Bolivia's Next Election

Evo Morales, the exiled former president of Bolivia, said he is willing to sit out the country’s...

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How an Unknown Female Senator Came to Replace the Bolivian Strongman Evo Morales

A day after the downfall of Bolivia’s longest-serving president,Evo Morales, the country was in...

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Bolivian government vows to jail Evo Morales for rest of his life for ‘terrorism’

Bolivia’s interim government has vowed to jail former leader Evo Morales for life for “terrorism”,...

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Bolivia’s interim government names former President Evo Morales a "terrorist"

The interior minister of Bolivia’s interim government has called for Evo Morales, Bolivia’s former...

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Evo Morales of Bolivia Accepts Asylum in Mexico

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Evo Morales, the former president of Bolivia who resigned under pressure from street protests and the military, was granted asylum in...

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Evo Morales on his exile: I regret I didn't finish term - CNN Video

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales speaks with CNN while in exile in Mexico about resigning under...

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Evo Morales leaves Bolivia dangerously divided

BY NOVEMBER 12TH, two days after Evo Morales abruptly quit as Bolivia’s president, a tense calm had settled on La Paz, the administrative capital. On the...

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Bolivia's Evo Morales: 'Let me come back and finish my term'

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has said he should be allowed to return to Bolivia and...

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Evo Morales and Bolivia: What We Know About the President’s Resignation

Evo Morales was once regarded as Bolivia’s transformative leader, a defender of workers and...

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Evo Morales arrives in Mexico but vows to return to Bolivia 'with strength'

Bolivia’s former president Evo Morales landed in Mexico yesterday (TUES) to claim asylum, having...

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AP Interview: Evo Morales wants UN mediation in Bolivia

Bolivia’s Evo Morales on Friday called for the United Nations, and possibly Pope Francis, to mediate...

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