Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Bolivia: National Electoral Court Says Upcoming Referendum on a New Constitution is Void

BoliviaThe New York Times reports today that Bolivia's National Electoral Court has annulled a decree by President Evo Morales, who had called for a December 7 referendum on a new constitution for Bolivia.  The court said that the authority to call for a referendum rested with Congress, not the President.  President Morales is presently on a state visit to Iran.   

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