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Former Bolivian President Evo Morales Tuesday said his lawyer tested positive for COVID-19. 

“I have been informed that my dear friend and lawyer, Baltasar Garzon, is hospitalized due to #Coronavirus. I extend my wishes that he will recover soon. All my solidarity with him and his family. Lots of strength, Baltasar!” he said on Twitter.

The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) of Bolivia announced Saturday the suspension of presidential elections set for May 3 after the government declared a 14-day national quarantine to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

All the presidential candidates have suspended campaigns for almost 15 days and

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