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Al Jazeera 18 Oct 2020

Bolivia readies for long-delayed presidential election


Amid a pandemic and months of political turmoil, Bolivians say a tense calm has taken over the nation as voters prepare to head to the polls on Sunday.
The fraught rerun of Bolivia's presidential elections comes at a time of deep divisions in the South American country and experts say the contest will be hard-fought - and may be decided in a runoff before the end of the year.

Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports.

Regional leaders in Latin America are calling on the Bolivian government to ensure a free and fair presidential election on Sunday.
The vote will be key to the direction of the country after a fraught ballot last year.
A disputed poll led to the resignation of then-President Evo Morales and plunged the Andean country into turmoil.
Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports.
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Vote counting is underway in Bolivia, in a presidential election many hope will restore stability.
The leading contenders are a former minister of economy and former President Carlos Mesa.
Bolivia was plunged into political crisis last October when then-president Evo Morales sought a fourth term.
It sparked protests that forced him out of office.

Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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