Bolivian Court Allows President Morales To Run For Fourth Term

The Constitutional Court of Bolivia ruled President Evo Morales would be allowed to run for a fourth consecutive term in 2019, BBC News reported Tuesday. Last year the majority of Bolivians rejected Morales’ proposal to change the constitution so he could run once more, said the report. The court has now annulled the outcome of the referendum. The court stated Morales lost the vote by a slim margin due to an illegal defamatory campaign, the report said. According to the opposition, the ruling was an attack against democracy. Morales has held the office since 2006 and will have held the office for 19 years if he wins the next election. His next term would end in 2025, BBC News reported….