Bolivian President Evo Morales set to face a run-off vote for fourth consecutive term.

Bolivian President Evo Morales is set to face a run-off vote for the first time after failing to secure a fourth consecutive term at Sunday’s general election.

According to partial results, Bolivian President Evo Morales had 45% of the vote to 38% of former President Carlos Mesa with 83% of the votes counted.


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On the other hand, if Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous leader who has been in power since 2006, wins another term, he will be in power until 2025 while a run-off vote is due to take place on 15 December.

MEANWHILE: – Lebanon’s coalition government is expected to approve a package of economic reforms as it attempts to quell the biggest protests in years.

The proposals reportedly involve scrapping new taxes and halving the salaries of top officials.

The government’s move comes as people prepare for a fifth day of protests, amid calls for a general strike.

The government’s move comes as people prepare for a fifth day of protests, amid calls for a general strike.


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