Left-wing Parliamentary Majority in Bolivia Blocks Defense Minister

In Bolivia, before the new elections in May, Evo Morales' partY MAS seems determined to use its parliamentary majority against the de facto government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Bolivia, a few weeks before the controversial new elections on May 3rd, there has been a tangible conflict between the de facto president Jeanine Áñez and the elected parliament.

Áñez, who declared herself to be President Evo Morales' successor after a coup against him last November, has now been forced to suspend the appointment of a new Defense Minister after Parliament refused to grant Luis Fernando López his mandate.

Morales' left . . .

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