MADRID, Nov. 16 (EUROPE PRESS) –
The former vice president of Bolivia Álvaro García Linera has denounced this Saturday that there were meetings between the opposition leader Fernando Camacho and the military and police and that he “ran the money” before reaching the most serious moment of the current political crisis in the Andean country.
García Linera has appeared this Saturday in an interview with the Argentine radio station La Pizarra in which he has assured that they would have defeated the mobilization of the opposition if the Police had not mutinied and the Army had not “suggested” to Morales his resignation .
The former vice president has stressed that even before the controversial elections of November 20 he began to feel that “something was brewing.”
In addition, García Linera has explained that he is analyzing with Evo Morales what is happening in Bolivia and has advanced that his feeling is of “outrage” at what is happening. “The fighting spirit radicalizes you,” he said.
Regarding Morales 'departure from Bolivia, García Linera has indicated that he was surprised by the attitude of the elected president of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, and his “concern” about Morales' situation and his own. He also highlighted the help of Mexico to get them out of the country. “Mexico was firm and saved the life of Evo Morales, while other governments” closed the doors, “he said.
The political crisis in Bolivia broke out after the presidential elections held on October 20. Evo Morales proclaimed his victory while the opposition denounced a “gigantic fraud.” The audit of the Organization of American States (OAS) has confirmed “irregularities.”
Morales resigned on Sunday and arrived in Mexico on Tuesday as a political asylum. The Vice President of the Senate, Jeanine Áñez, has proclaimed herself interim president to avoid the power vacuum left by the resignation of the indigenous leader and other senior officials, ensuring that her goal is to hold new elections, but those related to Morales denounce a coup In all rules.