Exiled From Bolivia, Evo Morales Fights to Maintain Influence at Home


Morales, who fled into exile, first to Mexico and then Argentina, still insists he will lead the charge to topple the current, interim government. But he has faced a new and unexpected challenge to his political influence in Bolivia: an increasingly powerful current in his own party, the leftist Movement Toward Socialism—MAS, by its Spanish acronym—that favors a more moderate approach.

From the moment he fled Bolivia, it was clear that Morales had no intention of becoming a passive observer of the country he governed for 14 years.

Source: Exiled From Bolivia, Evo Morales Fights to Maintain Influence at Home

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