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Weekly Report - 06 December 2018 (WR-18-48)

Bolivian opposition fractures ahead of registration deadline

Hours ahead of the deadline to register line-ups for Bolivia’s general election next October, Samuel Doria Medina, the leader of the main opposition Unidad Nacional (UN), announced he was breaking his alliance with Santa Cruz Governor Rubén Costas of the Partido Demócrata Social (PDS). The evidence of continued divisions within the opposition strengthens the hand of President Evo Morales who is seeking a further re-election for the ruling Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) despite controversy over his eligibility to run.

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