Supporters of opposition leader and governor of Santa Cruz Luis Fernando Camacho clash with authorities in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Video. Bolivia: clashes erupt over detention of opposition leader

Clashes between protesters and security forces erupted on Tuesday in the Bolivian province of Santa Cruz over the detention of an opposition leader on terrorism charges.

Clashes between protesters and security forces erupted on Tuesday in the Bolivian province of Santa Cruz over the detention of an opposition leader on terrorism charges.

The clashes come as the country faces divisions and unrest following the government's decision to delay the country’s census until 2024. The province had been expecting greater funding and congressional representation due to a surge in its population. 

Bolivia announced Tuesday that the health of Luis Fernando Camacho, who is detained in a jail outside of the capital La Paz, is “stable,” but his defence team says it is worried because Camacho needs medical treatment.

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