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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Evo Morales

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# crisis
Five dead in Bolivia after security forces open fire on supporters of former president
A political crisis is raging in Bolivia as a new interim government tries to restore stability.
# interim president
Bolivia crisis: Senator declares herself interim president as Morales vows to fight
Jeanine Anez assumed temporary control of the Senate last night, putting her next in line for the presidency.
# Exile
'The president of Mexico saved my life': Evo Morales reaches exile after fleeing Bolivia
Morales has vowed to “continue the struggle”.
# Evo Morales
Ex-Bolivian president travelling to Mexico after being granted asylum
This comes as his supporters and foes clashed on the streets of La Paz following his resignation.
# Resignation
Future interim Bolivian president promises new elections amidst pro-Morales protests
It follows weeks of protests against the re-election of the 60-year-old.
# Cuba
Havana holds huge tribute to Castro; all kinds of world leaders turn up
Ireland’s ambassador to Mexico Sonja Hyland was in attendance in Havana last night.
# Michael Dwyer
Bolivian government refuses to honour South American meeting with mother of slain Tipperary man
“All I want is justice and the truth,” Caroline Dwyer, mother of Michael who was shot dead in 2009, said today.
# Bizarre
Ex-girlfriend of Bolivian president ordered to prove baby they had together is still alive
President Evo Morales says the baby died ten years ago, his ex says the child is still alive. Others say the baby never existed…
# Priorities
Bolivia president says he wants to open a barbecue restaurant when he retires from politics
It sounds delicious, frankly.
# Bolivia
“He was taken away and I heard shots” – Michael Dwyer was executed, says witness
Until now, the official line was that Dwyer had died in a shootout with police in Bolivia.
Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden
Nicaragua and Venezuela have also offered asylum to the American – one days after denouncing the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid reports that the fugitive was aboard.
# Where's Snowden?
Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight
The 30-year-old is believed to be holed up at a Moscow airport looking for a country that will give him safe haven.
# hugo chavez
President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez
Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.
# Bolivia
Family of Michael Dwyer pressures EU to find answers over killing
The family of an Irish man killed by Bolivian state police in 2009 is travelling to the European Parliament today, seeking to secure information about his death.
# Bolivia
Building of Amazon highway suspended following protests
The Bolivian government has suspended the building of the road following a month-long protest in which police were deployed and used tear gas against demonstrators.
# Car Ban
Bolivia bans cars for a day to help reduce pollution
Bolivia’s President even left the car behind and jogged to work yesterday.
# Left-wingers
Political football: Iranian and Bolivian leaders line out for footie game
What happened when Iran and Bolivia’s leaders pulled on football boots?
# Ouch!
A political low blow: Bolivian president knees rival in groin
Watch as Evo Morales knees a rival politician during heated parliamentary derby.