Evo Morales and democracy return to Bolivia

On November 9, almost a year after he was forced to go into exile following a coup, Evo Morales returned to Bolivia. The previous day, Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca were sworn in as president and vice-president of the country

November 10, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

After almost a year in exile, former president Evo Morales returned to Bolivia on November 9 following the swearing in ceremony of Luis Acre. The Movement Towards Socialism’s (MAS) presidential ticket with Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca won 55.1% of the vote share in the general elections held on October 18. Arce promised to rebuild Bolivia and recover the economy, which has been destroyed by the de-facto government in the past one year.

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