2019 Bolivian political crisis facts for kids
On 10 November 2019, after 21 days of civil protests following the disputed election results of October 2019 and the release of a report from the Organization of American States (OAS), which showed irregularities in the electoral process, trade unions, the military and the police of Bolivia asked president Evo Morales to resign.
Morales resigned and was offered political asylum to Morales the following day, which Morales accepted a day afterwards.
Morales has called for the Bolivian people to reject the leadership of Áñez. He and his supporters argue that the event was a coup d'état.
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Jeanine Áñez, pictured here in 2016, was the next in the line of succession and became interim president
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