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Bolivian president offers second resignation

[JURIST] Bolivian President Carlos Mesa [Wikipedia profile, official website in Spanish] tendered his resignation late Monday for the second time in four months following weeks of protests [BBC report] throughout the country. The Bolivian Congress rejected his first attempt to resign under similar circumstances in March. In an attempt to end the confrontations Mesa last week initiated a process to change the nation's constitution [JURIST report]. ISN has more.

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