Bolivian senator declares herself acting president

Bolivian senator Jeanine Anez has declared herself acting president a despite a boycott by former President Evo Morales' allies that left the legislative chamber short of the legal minimum of lawmakers required to appoint her.

Morales, who has fled to Mexico, says he was forced to resign by the military and claims he is a victim of a coup. He has vowed to continue fighting from abroad.

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