YPFB notifies Argentina that gas shipments may be affected

The social unrest in Bolivia is impacting natural gas exports to Argentina. State-owned YPFB sent a letter to Argentine Energy Integration (Ieasa) notifying that: given the “current limitations” experienced by the company, the daily supply established by contract to Argentina, may be affected. Read more Source: El Deber

Who is Jeanine Añez, the new president of Bolivia

Beni’s senator Jeanine Añez assumed the presidency of Bolivia on Tuesday afternoon, after holding the presidency of the Senate due to the resignation of the President and Vice President of this body. The legislator activated the presidential succession established in the Political Constitution of the State.

Evo resigns amid shadow fraud and closes a 13-year cycle

Evo Morales Ayma yesterday resigned to the Presidency of Bolivia amid the shadow of electoral fraud verified by a preliminary report of the Organization of American States (OAS), after a crisis was unleashed on 20 October by a wave of allegations of irregularities and which yesterday led to a request from the agency to call for new elections.

Evo Morales agrees to new elections after irregularities found

The Bolivian president, Evo Morales, is to call fresh elections after international monitors identified serious irregularities in the last vote and recommended a new ballot. The announcement comes after weeks of unrest over disputed election results, which escalated over the weekend as police forces joined anti-government protests, and the military said it would not “confront the people” who had taken to the streets.