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Bolivia: Key ministers resign ahead of presidential elections

By Abiodun Ogundairo
04 October 2020   |   1:43 pm
The sudden resignation of three ministers has revealed a deep split in interim President Jeanine Anez's administration. It is the latest crisis to rock her government before the country heads to the polls on October 18.


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