Bolivia Presidential Election 18th Voting Focus on Reborn Anti-American Government October 18 10:34
In Bolivia, South America, a re-election will be held on the 18th following the exile of former anti-US left-wing President Morales, who was suspected of being electoral fraud.
In the preliminary poll, the anti-American leftist candidates are leading, and the focus is on whether the anti-American government will be born again.
Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America, but since Evo Morales became the first indigenous people to become president in 2006, the economy has been rebuilt and the poverty rate has improved significantly.
On the other hand, Mr. Morales is deepening the confrontation with the United States by promoting anti-American leftist routes and strengthening relations with China, while nationalizing the interests in natural gas held by Western companies. I did.
In the presidential election held in October last year, Mr. Morales declared victory, but he was forced into asylum in Argentina after being pointed out by the United States and other countries for suspicion of fraudulent elections, and Mr. Morales planned a coup d'etat by President Trump of the United States. He claimed to have been.
The presidential election, which will be redone a year ago, will be voted on the 18th, but in a preliminary poll, anti-American leftist Luis Arse, a candidate to succeed Evo Morales, supported more than 40%. The focus is on whether the anti-American government will be born again.