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2005-12-19 11:22:39

By Fiona Ortiz LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Evo Morales, who challenges U.S. anti-drug policies, was set to become Bolivia's first Indian president and join Latin America's shift to leftist leadership after winning an unexpectedly large majority in Sunday's elections.

2005-12-19 02:54:10

By Fiona Ortiz LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Evo Morales, who challenges U.S. anti-drug policies, is set to become Bolivia's first Indian president and join Latin America's shift to leftist leadership after winning an unexpectedly large majority in Sunday's elections.

2005-12-18 23:17:43

By Kevin Gray LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Evo Morales, a leftist former coca leaf farmer vowing to be a "nightmare for the U.S.," was poised to become Bolivia's first indigenous president on Sunday after likely clinching one of the biggest electoral victories in the country's history.

2005-12-18 21:11:22

By Kevin Gray LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Leftist Evo Morales, a former coca leaf farmer who says he is a "nightmare for the U.S.," was poised to become Bolivia's first indigenous president on Sunday after his conservative rival conceded defeat.

2005-12-18 20:07:23

By Kevin Gray LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Leftist Evo Morales, who says he is a "nightmare for the U.S.," held an ample lead over his conservative rival in Bolivia's presidential election on Sunday and appeared on the verge of becoming the country's first Indian leader.

2005-12-18 12:24:18

By Kevin Gray LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivians went to the polls on Sunday in a presidential election that may hand power to their first Indian president -- a coca-leaf farm leader who calls his leftist movement "a nightmare for the U.S." Evo Morales, an admirer of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, is expected to receive the most votes -- 34 percent, according to recent opinion polls.

2005-12-16 13:59:43

By Fiona Ortiz LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivians vote for a new president on Sunday but after violent street protests toppled leaders in 2003 and 2005 they have little hope a new government will solve the country's stubborn conflicts.

2005-12-15 18:21:04

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will evaluate its relations with Bolivia after this Sunday's election, where the front-runner has pledged to legalize the coca leaf if elected, the State Department said on Thursday. U.S.

2005-12-15 15:24:04

By Adriana Barrera COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (Reuters) - Miners in hard hats and Indian women in long braids dotted the crowd as Evo Morales rallied supporters in his push to become the country's first indigenous president.

2005-12-14 15:05:26

By Kevin Gray LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - After unseating two presidents in two years, Bolivians go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new leader in a vote that could see a fiery leftist congressman and vocal U.S. critic become the country's first Indian to take office.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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