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Senator Anez claims interim presidency

BOLIVIAN BROUHAHA:Former president Evo Morales resigned shortly after an audit reported widespread election irregularities, then fled to Mexico under grant of asylum

AP, LA PAZ

“We’re not afraid,” shouted the demonstrators, who believe that Morales’ departure was a coup.

“Evo was like a father to me. We had a voice, we had rights,” said Maria Apasa, who like Morales is a member of the Aymara indigenous group.

Morales’ detractors accused him of becoming increasingly authoritarian and rigging the election.

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