RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Led by Luis Fernando Camacho, president of the pro-Santa Cruz Civic Committee, the opposition said they will close public services and borders to block the inflow of resources and force Morales to resign.
They want new elections and the president's resignation. Camacho said he has the backing of the police and armed forces to support the strike.
Opposition leaders and the National Committee for the Defense of Democracy (CONADE) have decided to "paralyze all state institutions and Bolivia's borders peacefully, yet firmly and committedly, with the only exceptions being international airports and essential . . .