Bolivia high court allows president to run for fourth consecutive term

Bolivia’s Plurinational Constitutional Tribunal (TCP) on Wednesday ruled [judgment, in Spanish] that President Evo Morales [BBC profile] may seek a fourth consecutive term as the country’s president in the 2019 election. This decision comes almost two years after Morales campaigned for and lost a closely contested referendum [JURIST report] to amend the Bolivian Constitution [text, PDF, Spanish] to allow for indefinite term-limits. Morales is the first indigenous president to be elected in Bolivia and has been in power since 2006….

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