Evo Morales supporters rally against Bolivia election delayChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 29, 2020
Supporters of former Bolivian president Evo Morales announced plans for a general strike on Tuesday while protesting a decision to further delay national elections because of the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the country.
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At least 5,000 people demanded the government walk back plans to postpone the vote by another six weeks during a march through El Alto, an electoral stronghold for the leftist ex leader.
upporters of the ousted president accuse the right wing administration of Jeanine Áñez of pushing back the vote further because Morales protege Luis Arce is leading the polls.
Áñez assumed the interim presidency last year but her tenure has been criticised for dragging on and lacking legitimacy. ■