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Bolivian President Morales says to resign after fierce election backlash

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By Reuters
Bolivian President Morales says to resign after fierce election backlash
Bolivia's President Evo Morales addresses the media at the presidential hangar in the Bolivian Air Force terminal in El Alto, Bolivia, November 10, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins   -   Copyright  CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS(Reuters)
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LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would submit his resignation as the South American country’s leader after the military suggested he step down and allies resigned amid a fierce backlash to a disputed election last month.

(Reporting by Daniel Ramos; Writing by Adam Jourdan; Editing by Peter Cooney)