Bolivia Opens Museum in Honor of President

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Bolivia opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales at Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian antiplano.

Morales ordered the museum to be built by decree shortly after he became Bolivia’s first indigenous president in 2006.

The museum tells the country’s history with a focus on the achievements of Morales.

It is divided into three wings, each named after mythic animals in Bolivian history.

Morales was elected to a third consecutive term in 2014, a leftist holdout on a continent that is largely moving to the political right, and is seeking a way to run again in 2019 despite losing a referendum over a fourth term.

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