The former President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, this Monday asked the trade unions and the “mobilized people” to examine the agreement drawn up by the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) together with social organizations and under the auspices of the United Nations. The general elections will finally take place on October 18th.
“I urge the social leaders and the mobilized people to consider the proposal for the draft Memorandum of Understanding prepared by the social organizations and the TSE of Bolivia with the United Nations as witnesses, so that October 18th by law the final date is. The date of the elections cannot be postponed or immovable, “wrote Morales on his Twitter account.
Morales’ words came amid a series of new mobilizations and protests from his supporters and some union and mining groups who have blocked the main access roads from various points in Bolivian geography in protest for the TSE’s decision to hold the elections on October 18 postpone, not resign.
This is a new episode in the political and social crisis that has dragged Bolivia on since the October 20th general election. The results were labeled “irregular” by the opposition, supported by the Organization of American States. (OEA).