The interim president Jeanine Áñez celebrated the rejection of her predecessor Evo Morales’ candidacy and emphasized that this had happened “with the present law, without violence and without confrontation”.
The La Paz Justice Department on Monday overturned Morales’ candidacy for senator in the October election, “an illegal and unconstitutional political decision” according to the former president, who nevertheless promised to abide by it.
“History shows that you can disqualify Evo, but you will not be able to ban the people,” he warned, advocating “not to fall into a provocation” and to trust that “the people will be peaceful and sooner or later will govern democratically “. early.
Áñez, who wants to remain at the helm of the state after the October 18 elections, responded on Twitter claiming that he managed “twice” to stop the Morales-led Movement for Socialism (MAS): “We have managed.” with the law in hand, without violence and without confrontation. “