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The leaders of the Camacho and Pumari protest enter the UTOP headquarters in La Paz

November 10, 2019


The leaders of the civic committees Fernando Camacho and Marco Pumari have been escorted by police officers until they enter the headquarters of the Tactical Unit of Police Operations (UTOP) in La Paz.

The UTOP has led the mutiny of police officers at first with labor claims but later to join the demands of resignation of President Evo Morales launched by the opposition. Camacho is the president of the Civic Committee of Santa Cruz and Pumari, the one of the Civic Committee of Potosí.

This Sunday, the Bolivian president, Evo Morales, has announced the cancellation of the controversial elections of October 20 after the publication of a report by OAS observers that confirms the existence of numerous irregularities, as the opposition denounced.

However, the opposition demands the resignation of Evo Morales and that it cannot be submitted to the new elections. An undetermined number of police officers have mutinied with labor demands and seconded the demand for Morales to resign and has asked the Army to join the protest.