Evo Morales Speaks of Coup, Declares State of Emergency in Bolivia

President Morales, claiming re-election, strikes back against fraud charges involving the disputed counting of votes.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Evo Morales has chosen to strike back against the fraud charges. The Bolivian president denounced on Wednesday that a "coup d'état" by his political opponents is underway and declared a state of emergency.

"I called this press conference to denounce before the Bolivian people and the whole world that a coup d'état is in progress. We already knew it beforehand, the right-wing prepared itself with international . . .

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