OAS concludes Bolivia’s election was rigged in favour of Morales

Bolivian ex-president, Evo Morales

The Organization of American States (OAS) has concluded as a result of what the organization described as “overwhelming evidence”, that  Bolivia’s October election was rigged in favour of the then president, Evo Morales.

Morales was forced to resign amid widespread protests in the Andean nation.

According to the guardian, a nearly 100 page report by the OAS described several violations, including the use of a hidden computer server designed to tilt the vote toward Morales.

As Bolivia’s first indigenous president, Morales stood for president despite a 2016 referendum that voted down a proposal to allow him to run for a fourth consecutive term. A court packed with loyalists gave him a green light to run indefinitely.

“Given the overwhelming evidence we have found, we can confirm a series of malicious operations aimed at altering the will of the voters,” the OAS report said.

OAS findings included, “deliberate actions to manipulate the result of the election” that make it “impossible to validate” the official results, the report said.

Morales fled to Mexico shortly after the OAS’s initial report in early November.

He described the allegations of vote-rigging as a political hit, saying the OAS was “in the service of the North American empire”.

Bolivia’s congress in late November passed legislation to annul the contested elections and pave the way for a new vote without Morales.

The interim president, Jeanine Áñez, a former conservative lawmaker, has also pledged new elections.

At least 30 people have died in clashes between protesters and security forces since the 20 October election.

Most have died since Morales stepped down on 10 November.

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15 Comments

  1. Alex vargas
    December 12, 2019

    Why didn’t they want a rerun? Hey kill over 30 people in under 30 days? It was a coup d’état

  2. Alex Vargas
    December 12, 2019

    Plain simple you can hide the coup d’état against Evo with a sample of 4000 votes when it’s only .003% of the total we all know the samples are planted because the opposition burn the ballots with the rest of the votes to hide the gain Evo had obre his opposition. This is why they didn’t wanted a recount or even a re-election.

  3. Weh
    December 11, 2019

    Looks like they got the real OAS observer Team and we got the ” friends of Skerrit pretending to be OAS observer” Team :twisted:

  4. DOMINICAN BORN
    December 11, 2019

    DNO, I am so happy you posted this news item. The same OAS concluded the election in Dominica was FREE and FAIR. Caricom and Commonwealth observers also said the election reflected the WILL OF THE PEOPLE of Dominica. So can we move on with this nonsense from Lennox and his losers that the election was stolen? Get over yourselves!!!! 18-3 is a massive beating. Get Lennox out as party leader, regroup and come better next election.

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    • Pipo
      December 12, 2019

      Brother, I can not recall where they said the election was free and fair so please remind me. Everybody congratulating Dominica for true but the final report not submitted yet.

      • DOMINICAN BORN
        December 12, 2019

        Check out DNO news article headed “Preliminary Report of OAS Electoral Observation Mission in Dominica for December 6 General Elections” and read paragraph “4” on the first page.

  5. Eddy A
    December 11, 2019

    How about the one in Dominica. I suppose no problems there?

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  6. Bruno
    December 11, 2019

    From the press conference we could get the sense that the OAS lead was pro government. If the OAS was represented by a neutral lead, the pending final report would these.ble that of Bolivia, the truth. Let’s wait for the final report.

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  7. %
    December 11, 2019

    The election in Dominica was no different..
    It’s now the labourites are talking about the shenanigans that they committed on the 6th of December. This is outrageous..
    I am outraged, and so are thousands of others!
    Skerrit
    Whey is di money?
    Whey is di money?
    Whey is di money?

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    • December 12, 2019

      Go head and eat yourself. Don’t blame any one.

  8. Da
    December 11, 2019

    Interesting, OAS knows a rigged election . What bout DA????.??..

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  9. Dominican
    December 11, 2019

    Dno, Is this an attempt to continue your campaign for the Uwp?
    Are you subliminally inuating the election in Dominica was rigged?

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    • iprotest
      December 11, 2019

      i suspect you maybe don’t know the meaning of the word rigged.

      the story is about a rigged election in Bolivia.
      when the people reacted Morales run (pon couwie)
      if he thought he was legitimately elected why didn’t he stay and fight?

      Some dlp supporters wear their ignorance badge proudly

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    • December 11, 2019

      Nonsense! DNO must publish what you want to read? Get out of that political idiocy & grow up

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    • Adam Parker
      December 11, 2019

      The height of ignorance and stupidity.

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