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The Bolivian Senate approves the law allowing elections to be held by October 18th

The Bolivian Senate this Wednesday passed the law that will hold the next elections in a non-renewable way until October 18th. This is yet another step in advancing the dialogues that end the political and social crisis he finds himself in the country since the last generals of November 20th, former President Evo Morales has been forced to give up his victory because of alleged irregularities.

The agreement was reached thanks to the consensus between the three banks present in the Chamber, the Movement for Socialism (MAS) with 25 out of 36 seats, the Christian Democratic Party (PDC) and the Unidad Demokrat (UD).

Now that it has been approved by the House of Lords, the norm has to obtain the approval of the Congress of Representatives, although the government has already told interim president Jeanine Áñez that the norm will be sanctioned as soon as this final filter is passed.

The Bolivian Senate approves the law allowing elections to be held by October 18th
The Bolivian Senate approves the law allowing elections to be held by October 18th

“There is no longer any reason for the blockades, as the law stipulates that elections will take place by October 18th. Then the mobilized people will not have to interrupt and suspend the pressure measures,” said the presidency minister. Yerko Nuñez, as published in the El Deber newspaper.

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