Evo Morales, Favorite to Win Elections

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La Paz, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales is the favorite candidate to win the December 6 general elections, out of a list of eight aspirants.

  Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia hope a second consecutive mandate (2010-2015) by the governing Movement towards Socialism-Political Instrument for the Sovereignty of the Peoples (MAS-IPSP) in these elections, the seventh since the restoration of democracy in Bolivia (1982).

The Aimara leader is first in all surveys with an intention of vote of about 30 points above Manfred Reyes Villa, from the Progress Plan for Bolivia-National Convergence (PPB-CN), and businessman Samuel Doria Medina, from National Unity (UN).

Opposition parties not even achieved to form alliances to face the electoral process and pleased with presenting options that, in their constant attacks to the government, only got to dig their own grave.

After a year as a president of the Andean State, his oppositions adopted some measures to dislodge him from the government and continue with the old dictatorial and neoliberal habits.

There were several attempts to overthrow Morales, among them, an open campaign to discredit the Executive’s decisions and later a revocation referendum, the result of which ratified him in front of the country.

The first indigenous president in assuming power in the whole history of Bolivia will go together with the MAS-IPSP on Sunday and the vice president for a second mandate, setting the sight in industrialization and the strategy of strengthening the democratic and cultural Revolution started in 2006.

Source: Prensa Latina


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