Escaped ex-president of Bolivia returned to the country after the victory of his supporter
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who fled the country in 2019 amid protests, returned after his supporter Luis Arce won the presidential election. TeleSUR reports.
It is noted that Morales arrived from Argentina, accompanied by the President of this country, Alberto Fernandez. “Part of my life will stay in Argentina after 11 months there. Thank you, I felt that I was not alone, ”said the former Bolivian leader. On the footage of the TV channel, it is noticeable that Morales was met by a crowd of thousands.
On October 18, presidential elections were held in Bolivia, the opposition considers the results to be unfair. They were won by the former Minister of Economics Luis Arce. Morales announced his resignation on November 10, 2019 due to ongoing protests, after which he took refuge, first in Mexico and then in Argentina. At the same time, the politician called the incident a coup. Morales was then charged with terrorism and financing. Bolivia's Justice Ministry also accused the ex-president of rape and human trafficking.