Caracas, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) congratulated Bolivia for the democratic day of general elections on October 20, highlights on Sunday the Foreign Ministry.
Once the official counts by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal have been issued, sister nations celebrate the victory of Bolivian people and the President Evo Morales for the exercise of a new presidential term 2020-2025, an official statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stands out.
The text emphasizes that Bolivians decided to continue with the process of social and democratic transformations, political stability, and industrialization, as well as the deepening of inclusive policies, which conducted Bolivia to lead economic growth in South America.
Greetings were also issued by the ALBA-TCP countries to the elected Vice President Alvaro Garcia, the senators and lawmakers who received the trust of the Bolivian nation, the document adds.
Morales won 47.07 percent of the vote, against 36.51 reached by his opponent of the Citizen Community alliance Carlos Mesa.
The 10.56 percent difference between the two candidates ruled out the completion of a second round, so the Indigenous chief was ratified for a new five-year term.