Morales Orders USAID Out of Bolivia

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was today ordered to leave Bolivia. According to the British Broadcasting Association (BBC), President Evo Morales accused the agency of ‘seeking to “conspire against” the Bolivian people and his government.’

USAID has been working in the country for over fifty years and has a current spending budget of around US$50 million. Here is some of the media features of the story and its analysis:

En Español:

El Universo: Bolivia Expulsa a la USAID

AVN: Presidente de Bolivia expulsa a la USAID de su país

Tele Sur TV: Bolivia expulsa a la USAID de su territorio

In English:

BBC News: Bolivian President Evo Morales expels USAID

CNN International: Bolivian President Orders Expulsion of USAID

Wall Street Journal: Bolivia Expels U.S. Aid Agency

Global Post: Bolivia Announces Expulsion of USAID

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