Bolivia's Morales claims re-election victory




 
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October 13th, 2014  
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Topic: Bolivia's Morales claims re-election victory


By Enrique Andres Pretel LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales declared a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, hailing it as a triumph for socialist reforms that have cut poverty and vastly expanded the state's role in the booming economy. Official results were slow coming in but an exit poll and a quick count showed Morales, a former coca grower, trouncing his opponents with about 60 percent of the vote and easily winning a third term in power. ...




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