President misses events while undergoing medical tests
LA PAZ | President Evo Morales suspended official activities for a second day Sunday, according to Vice President Alvaro Garcia, who said the nation’s leader was undergoing “routine” medical exams.
Mr. Morales checked into a private clinic Friday in Cochabamba and Saturday skipped a planned inauguration of public works in El Alto, near the capital La Paz. He missed another event Sunday, but the vice president said Mr. Morales is in “very good health.”
Mr. Garcia, standing in for Mr. Morales in El Alto, said “doctors asked President Evo to continue his rest in the city of Cochabamba.”
It was not immediately known what type of exams Mr. Morales was undergoing.