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Bolivian President Evo Morales throws in the towel

First the police joined the protesters, then the army did too, and that was the end of Morales

La Paz, Bolivia | AFP |  Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation Sunday, caving in following three weeks of sometimes-violent protests over his disputed re-election after the army and police withdrew their backing.

“I resign my post as president,” Morales said in a televised address, capping a day of fast-moving events in which several ministers and senior officials quit as support for Latin America’s longest-serving president crumble

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