Bolivia’s Power Vacuum: What to Know | Council on Foreign Relations


Longtime President Evo Morales has fled to Mexico, leaving behind a deeply divided country and an unclear line of succession. For now, the military appears to be a major arbiter of political power.

Morales’s alleged manipulation of the October 20 presidential election sparked weeks of widespread protests. Demonstrators, including members of the national police, called for a rerun and an independent audit as opportunists looted and vandalized property.

Source: Bolivia’s Power Vacuum: What to Know | Council on Foreign Relations

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