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Bolivian police Combine scattered anti-Morales protests

Since Bolivians marched again in several towns on Friday night, teams of police officials joined the protests, adding to the strain on President Evo Morales amid a weeks-long standoff over a contested election a month.

Pictures and footage local television showed police marching along with protesters and linking chants frequently employed by the resistance to leftist leader Morales.

The national commander of the police force along with the defense ministry denied that there was no widespread insubordination by authorities but confessed the scattered police action.

“We hope that the authorities commander is now able to get those authorities who for some reason do acts of disobedience to signify and we’re certain the authorities will continue to fulfill their inherent job to protect the public,” Defense Minister Javier Zabaleta said on state television.

Folks should stay calm,” he said, adding there were no plans to encircle the army.

The South American nation was rattled by protests, strikes, and roadblocks for nearly 3 weeks because damaging the landlocked nation’s image and market.

Late Friday, Camacho stated in a Twitter article police had united protests in at least five cities: “Thanks to be together with your visitors, God bless you!”

Camacho says he’s prewritten a resignation letter he needs Morales to signal, which he intends to send next week.

The authorities said on Friday an audit of this controversial presidential elections will probably be completed next week, which may either back Morales’ successor toss open the doorway to a different vote.

“The Right states Eva must resign.’ I would like to inform you, brothers and sisters, to each one of Bolivia and the entire world, I won’t resign,” Morales, a socialist, stated in a public occasion. “We’re chosen by the people and we honor the constitution”