Interim President Jeanine Áñez has ratified the law setting the October 18th general election deadline, while the Bolivian Workers’ Center (COB) has described the Legislative Assembly’s decision to authorize this “betrayal”. Legislation because “there was no consensus with the Bolivian people”.
“The COB and the Single Pact have never betrayed and they will never betray their people. Today we have suffered a betrayal and that must be known to the people and the mobilized. This law was not agreed with us or with the Bolivian people.” has denounced the Executive Secretary of the COB, Juan Carlos Huarachi.
The main Bolivian union linked to the Movement for Socialism (MAS) of former President Evo Morales has proposed in the last few hours to end the mobilizations that are blocking the main access roads to the country’s cities for a little over a week during the elections Have you been before October 11th.
Unions, mining groups and social movements have organized protests against the postponement of the elections to October 18 after the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) withdrew after allowing the elections to be held on September 6.