Bolivia: Police disperse pro and anti-Morales protesters with tear gas

Police used tear gas to separate groups of protesters supporting and opposing Bolivian President Evo Morales as they attempted to enter Murilllo square, the political centre of the Bolivian capital La Paz, on Wednesday. Footage shows protesters running away as police deployed tear gas which can be seen billowing in the streets of La Paz. Protests broke out across Bolivia over disputed election... Еще results which gave President Evo Morales enough votes to avoid a run-off. Despite the announcement that the numbers will be audited, the protests continued as the opposition demands a new vote without Morales taking part. Morales, who served three terms as president since 2006, ran for a fourth term despite a 2016 referendum voting down a constitutional amendment allowing him to do so. The supreme court nullified the results of the referendum in 2017, ruling public officials had no term limits. As demonstrations continue, two people were reportedly killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of Evo Morales in Santa Cruz province.

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