Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns

Evo Morales announced his resignation on TV

Evo Morales announced his resignation on TV

  |  Reuters

Morales announced his resignation on TV amid protests and pressure from the Army.

Bolivian President Evo Morales went on TV earlier today to announce his resignation amid pressure from the Army and protests in all major cities of the country.

Morales had called for a new election earlier today to ease the tension in the country after three weeks of violent clashes that have killed three people and injured 300 others in the country's major cities.

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