Tuesday, October 22, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – Protesters opposed to Bolivian President Evo Morales overthrown a statue of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in a town in the north-east of the country.
action occurred in a demonstration of dozens of Bolivians Monday night in the Amazon town of Riberalta to demand compliance with the results of Sunday's elections, following allegations of alleged fraud that would favor Morales, in office since almost 14 years in power
The statue of Chávez, in military uniform and raised fist, was inaugurated by Morales in 2013 on a coastal avenue of this city in tribute to his friend and political mentor.
Chávez s 'is made several times in Bolivia and contributed to the consolidation of the Morales government.
Two demonstrators raised their fists on the pedestal after demolishing the statue paying tribute to Chave z, according to images broadcast on social networks and television channels of Riberalta