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Evo Morales

Juan Evo Morales Ayma, popularly known as Evo (ˈeβo), is the 80th and current President of Bolivia, having held that position since 2006. Politically a socialist, his presidency has also seen a focus on implementing socialist policies in the country, introducing land reforms, nationalising various key industries and opposing United States and corporate involvement in the country's politics.
Born into a working class family in Isallawi village in the Orinoca Canton, Evo is of native Aymara descent. Initially pursuing various manual jobs such as llama herding, he eventually settled into growing coca, becoming actively involved in the cocalero movement, the coca growers' trade unions.
Morales was first elected President of Bolivia on December 18, 2005, with 53.7% of the popular vote. Two and a half years later he substantially increased this majority; in a recall referendum on August 14, 2008, more than two thirds of voters voted to keep him in office. Morales won presidential elections again in December 2009 by 63% and continued to his second term of presidency.
Morales is the leader of a political party called the Movement for Socialism (Movimiento al Socialismo, with the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Bolivian President Evo Morales Admits to Having Drunk Own Urine as Medicine
2014-07-04
Bolivian President Evo Morales has begun a campaign to eliminate the indigenous Bolivian tradition of using urine to cure coughs and other mild diseases, admitting in a public statement that he had often used urine to cure himself in his youth at the ...
(Breitbart News)
  1. Bolivia to allow 10-year-olds into workforce

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Evo Morales bebía su orina para "sanarse"
2014-07-04
Evo Morales nació en la localidad boliviana de Isallavi, ubicada en la jurisdicción de Orinoca, el departamento andino de Oruro. Ahí, sus habitantes mantienen tradiciones ancestrales y el presidente también sigue algunas de esas costumbres. En un acto ...
(Libertad Digital)
  1. Evo Morales revela que curó sus dolencias bebiendo su propia orina
  2. Beber su propia orina: la receta que usó Evo Morales para mantenerse saludable
  3. Evo Morales revela que bebió su propia orina

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Evo Morales confiesa que bebió de su propia orina para curar sus dolencias
2014-07-03
Evo Morales, presidente de Bolivia. El presidente boliviano Evo Morales, un indígena aymara que nació y creció en una remota comarca de los Andes, reveló este miércoles que solía beber su propia orina para curarse de sus enfermedades. "Yo me crié en ...
(Lainformacion.com)
  1. Evo Morales revela que curó sus dolencias bebiendo su propia orina

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Bolivian president considers Suarez ban a 'revenge'
2014-07-02
Potosi (Bolivia) : Bolivian president Evo Morales said that the sanctions imposed by FIFA on Uruguay's Luis Suarez is a revenge attempt, after several European teams were eliminated by South American teams from the World Cup. "I feel that some FIFA ...
(Enewspaper of India)
  1. World Cup 2014: Bolivian leader sides with Uruguay, Suarez

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Bolivia's government wants to fight colonialism by running clocks in reverse
2014-06-26
Nothing says "Bolivian President Evo Morales" like a radically leftist but ultimately inconsequential government policy, but the South American leader may have veered a bit into self-caricature with his latest. The big clock on top of the capital city ...
(Vox)
  1. Bolivia rebels at rightist timepieces, flips clock

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Venezuela condecora a Evo Morales con Estrella de Carabobo
2014-06-26
“Al presidente Evo Morales se le condecoró con la Orden al Mérito Estrella de Carabobo en su Primera Clase. Es una estrella, una joya que se les otorga a distinguidas personalidades”, dijo el agregado militar de Defensa de Venezuela en Bolivia, Pedro ...
(Venezuela Al Día)
  1. Venezuela condecoró a Evo Morales por ser una “personalidad distinguida”
  2. Venezuela condecora a Evo Morales con la Estrella de Carabobo

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Polémica: Evo Morales puso a andar en reversa emblemático reloj
2014-06-25
Aunque la hora no ha sido modificada, a reciente idea del presidente Evo Morales desató críticas y burlas y amenaza con profundizar la confrontación entre bolivianos. "Ningún elemento puede ser modificado o sustituido de forma independiente o ...
(Noticiascaracol.com)
  1. Críticas a Evo Morales por poner a marchar el reloj del Congreso 'de pa'trás'
  2. En Bolivia, el reloj marcha al revés
  3. Modifican agujas de relojes en Bolivia como símbolo del cambio político

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Evo Morales se reunirá con presidente de China en Brasil
2014-06-25
El presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales, informó este miércoles que se reunirá la próxima semana en Brasil con su homólogo chino, Xi Jinping; como parte de una reunión bilateral solicitada para ampliar los lazos económicos entre ambas naciones.
(teleSUR TV)
  1. Evo Morales se reúne con presidente de China la próxima semana en Brasil
  2. Evo Morales confirma reunión en Brasil con el presidente de China
  3. Evo Morales sostendrá reunión con su par chino en Brasil

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Evo Morales promulga Ley de Financiamiento en Bolivia
2014-06-25
(Foto: EFE). El presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales, promulgó este miércoles la Ley de Financiamiento del Sistema Asociativo Municipal, que establece la sostenibilidad de las principales organizaciones municipales del país. "Hemos promulgado la Ley de ...
(teleSUR TV)
  1. Evo Morales promulga Ley de Financiamiento para el Sistema Asociativo ...
  2. Evo promulga Ley de Financiamiento para el Sistema Asociativo Municipal
  3. Morales promulga ley para independencia financiera de municipios

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