Bolivian interim president Anez withdraws candidacy for October election

Issued on: 18/09/2020 – 02:16

Bolivias conservative interim president, Jeanine Anez, on Thursday withdrew her candidacy for the Oct. 18 election, after opinion polls showed her lagging against the socialist party of ex-leader Evo Morales.

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Anez made the announcement in a video message. She took office during a power vacuum late last year following an election that sparked widespread protests and eventually led to the resignation of long-term leader Morales.

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