Bolivia’s former President of Bolivia Evo Morales welcomed Friday that the newly elected heads of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies are from his party, Movement for Socialism (MAS).

Morales said on Twitter that the election of Eva Copa and Sergio Choque is a tribute to the “courageous people of El Alto [district of capital La Paz], who denounces the coup and defends democracy with social organizations of Bolivia.”

Copa was elected the head of Senate, while Choque assumed the presidency of Chamber of Deputies on Thursday — both are members of the MAS Party, which holds two-thirds of

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