The Citizen (KZN)

Evo Morales not eligible to run

- La Paz

– A judge in Bolivia on Monday ruled that former president Evo Morales is not eligible to run for a senate seat in October’s elections, the government announced.

Justice Minister Alvaro Coimbra wrote on Twitter “Urgent Evo Morales Disqualifi­ed”, after Judge Alfredo Jaimes Terrazas confirmed the former president was barred from running, in line with a decision by the Supreme Electoral Commission in February. – AFP

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