Bolivia's caretaker President Anez says will run in May election

LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez said on Friday that she will be a candidate in upcoming elections that will serve as a re-run to October's disputed vote that sparked protests and prompted former leader Evo Morales to resign. The former Senator assumed the presidency in November by invoking a constitutional clause that dictated she would be next in line to rule after Morales, his vice president Alvaro Garcia Linera, and other lawmakers from his socialist party resigned. (Reporting by Danny Ramos and Monica Machicao; writing by Cassandra Garrison)

Reuters January 25, 2020 07:11:46 IST
Bolivia's caretaker President Anez says will run in May election

Bolivias caretaker President Anez says will run in May election

LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez said on Friday that she will be a candidate in upcoming elections that will serve as a re-run to October's disputed vote that sparked protests and prompted former leader Evo Morales to resign.

The former Senator assumed the presidency in November by invoking a constitutional clause that dictated she would be next in line to rule after Morales, his vice president Alvaro Garcia Linera, and other lawmakers from his socialist party resigned.

(Reporting by Danny Ramos and Monica Machicao; writing by Cassandra Garrison)

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