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Bolivia's Ruling Party Wants to Annul Referendum Preventing Morales’ Reelection

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La Paz, Dec.23.─ Bolivia’s ruling party Movement to Socialism is calling for the nullification of results of a referendum in which most Bolivians rejected a constitutional reform that would allow Evo Morales to be a presidential candidate again in 2019.

“The referendum of February 21 was conducted with a fatal lie,” Rodolfo Machaca said. “Bolivia was deceived by a big lie and sooner or later we will demand that the court do justice and annul that referendum.”

Morales mentioned in a press conference that he did not know where the MAS proposal came from; however, he said there was a reason the Bolivian people asked for a review of the results of the referendum from February.

The Church has asked MAS to respect the results of the referendum and to respect the citizens who decided to vote against a reelection by the Bolivian president ...

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