Institutional crisis in Bolivia should be resolved peacefully, through constitutional measures, respecting international human rights standards

November 14, 2019

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Washington, D.C. and La Paz, November 13, 2019 – On Sunday, November 10, President Evo Morales announced his resignation following three weeks of an acute political crisis, violent confrontations, and acts of vandalism perpetrated by both government sympathizers and the opposition. Yesterday Jeanine Añez, the second vice-president of the Senate, temporarily assumed the position of President. Her main job is to convene free and transparent elections and to guarantee that all measures carried out leading up to the election respect the Constitution and international human rights standards.

 

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