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Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned Sunday, caving in following three weeks of protests over his disputed re-election.

Bolivian president asks to see child born to ex-girlfriend

Morales had previously acknowledged fathering a child with Gabriela Zapata during a two-year affair but claims she had told him the infant died shortly after birth.

Morales facing defeat in key Bolivia vote: early data

Early returns Monday indicated Bolivian President Evo Morales was facing defeat in a referendum on seeking a fourth term in power, but he sat tight pending results from his rural strongholds.

Bolivia’s Evo Morales marks 10 years in office

Bolivian President Evo Morales, the country's first indigenous head of state, marked a record-setting 10 years in office Thursday with an ancient ceremonial rite in the pre-Incan city of Tiahuanaco.

Bolivia announces plans for nuclear research complex

Bolivia announced plans Thursday to build a $300 million nuclear complex, including a research reactor, with Russian technology and help from Argentina.
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