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Díaz-Canel congratulates Evo Morales for electoral victory

evoThe President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, sent a congratulatory message to his Bolivian counterpart, Evo Morales, for his victory in general elections held Sunday.The Cuban leader, who is currently touring several European countries, stressed that Evo’s victory and the Movement for Socialism (MAS) party is the “victory of a plurinational Bolivia and its work of social justice – broad, deep and progressive. This is a victory for Latin America.”

On his official Twitter account, Díaz-Canel commented that Bolivia continues left on the Latin American political map. “Despite the continental right’s media war, Evo won for the fourth time. Congratulations brother President,” he wrote.

Evo Morales won the elections held October 20 with 46.86 percent of the vote, a difference of ten percentage points over Carlos Mesa, thus avoiding a second round, according to preliminary results, as reported by teleSUR.


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