After the resignation of Evo Morales, Jeanine Añez said Monday night that the country “has a president elected on 22 January” next.
Jeanine Añez is already at work. Called under the Constitution to take the presidency of Bolivia Acting after the demise, of Evo Morales, the current second vice-president of the Bolivian Senate announces the next convocation of a presidential election so that “January 22, we have an elected president”. “We will call elections with qualified people who will conduct the electoral process to reflect what all Bolivians want”she said when she arrived in Parliament on Monday, November 10.
The successors provided for by the Constitution in the event of the departure of the President have indeed resigned with him: Vice-President Alvaro Garcia, the President and Vice-President of the Senate and the President of the Chamber of Deputies.
Donald Trump congratulated himself on Monday night for the forced resignation of the Bolivian president. The US president believes that “These events send a strong signal to the illegitimate regimes of Venezuela and Nicaragua that democracy and the will of the people will always triumph”.
“The United States greets the Bolivian people for asking for freedom and the Bolivian army for having respected its oath to protect not a single individual, but the Constitution of Bolivia”, he says in the same statement.