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Bolivia’s President Loses Key Referendum

This week Bolivian president Evo Morales suffered one of his biggest political losses. Morales had hoped to get the opportunity to run for a fourth consecutive term. It was put to a referendum and the measure was voted down, by a slim majority. Morales is the country’s first indigenous president, he won large victories in previous elections but has been hit by a series of scandals in recent years. Miguel Centelles, a political sociologist at the Croft Institute at the University of Mississippi joins us to talk about the results of the referendum.

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