Weekly Report - 17 December 2020 (WR-20-50)

Bolivia’s Arce reverses interim government’s changes

Bolivia’s President Luis Arce is gradually rolling back some of the reforms undertaken by the interim president Jeanine Áñez during her one-year tenure. Arce confirmed Bolivia’s return to the Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América (Alba) during a virtual summit of the the left-leaning ideology-focused bloc this week. He also repealed a series of her economic decrees. Áñez exceeded her mandate, which should have been confined to organising fresh elections, by announcing her intention to seek election (she withdrew at the eleventh-hour to try and avert a victory for Arce and his left-wing Movimiento al Socialismo [MAS]) as well as carrying out a series of sweeping political and foreign policy reforms, but Arce’s moves still stoked tensions.

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