Bolivian court clears way for Morales to run again

The country's constitutional court has lifted limits to re-election, paving the way for President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term in 2019. If he wins, his time in office will be extended to 19 years.

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    The country's constitutional court has lifted limits to re-election, paving the way for President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term in 2019. If he wins, his time in office will be extended to 19 years.

    Opponents have held large rallies across Bolivia, calling the ruling undemocratic.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports.


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