One of the first reports confirming the resignation of Bolivia’s President Evi Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera, on this sad day for Bolivia and democracy. Scroll down to the end of the article for a link to the Sputnik News website, which is providing live updates.
Published on Orinoco Tribune, Nov 10, 2019
After several weeks of a coup d’etat promoted by right-wing factors after losing the presidential elections by more than 10%, President Evo Morales is just announcing at this moment on a TV broadcast he is submitting his resignation to the Bolivian Congress.
On twitter, right wing influencers have been spreading information about Evo Morales getting into the presidential plane and using it as evidence that he has left the country and is on his way to China.
At the moment the exact location of the broadcast is not known but Vice -president Alvaro Garcia Linera also addressed the nation to say that he was submitting his resignation too.
Sputnik correspondent in La Paz, Marco Teruggi reported that the Commander of Bolivia’s Armed Forces, Gen. Williams Kaliman, has requested President Evo Morale’s resignation in a press conference.
— Marco Teruggi (@Marco_Teruggi) November 10, 2019
We will keep updating this post as the information flows continuous on this sad day for democracy.