At Least Seven Demonstrators Dead in Fierce Clashes with Security Forces in Bolivia

Clashes occurred near Cochabamba in a demonstration by coca growers loyal to Morales.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The upheaval in Bolivia did not lessen with the resignation of Evo Morales and the inauguration of an interim government.

The protests generated by the change in the country's political balances have left at least seven demonstrators dead on Friday (there were five initially, but two more deaths have been confirmed), more than 20 injured in a town near the city of Cochabamba, according to the Public Defender's Office.

The clashes with the security forces and the military occurred during a large demonstration by coca growers loyal to the former president. There were also . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?