Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns after weeks of protests over disputed election
APBolivian President Evo Morales announced on Sunday that he will resign from his post after 14 years at the helm of the South American nation. His resignation comes on the heels of widespread protests over the results of the presidential election on October 20. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military called on him to step down and allies tumbled away amid a fierce backlash over a disputed election that has roiled the South American nation.
Morales, the country's leader for nearly 14 years, said in televised comments that he would submit his resignation letter to help restore stability, though he aimed barbs at what he called a "civic coup."See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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