Dec 15, 2019

Bolivia to issue arrest warrant against Evo Morales

Former president of Bolivia Evo Morales speaks during an event honoring him at City Hall on November 13, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Bolivia's former President Evo Morales speaks during a November event honoring him in Mexico City. Photo: Hector Vivas/Getty Images

Bolivia's former President Evo Morales will be accused of sedition in an arrest warrant authorities are preparing to issue against him within days, interim leader Jeanine Áñez told reporters, per Reuters.

The big picture: Morales is in Argentina, where he was granted refugee status this week, the New York Times reports. He spent last month in Mexico, which granted him asylum following his resignation amid protests against his disputed October election win.

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