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Evo Morales

Evo MoralesAKA Juan Evo Morales Ayma

Born: 26-Oct-1959
Birthplace: Isallavi, Bolivia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: American Aborigine
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: Bolivia
Executive summary: President of Bolivia

Former coca grower, and representative of his collective of growers. In 1995 he became leader of the leftist Movimiento al Socialismo ("Movement to Socialism") party. In 2002 Morales came in second in the national elections, and he won Presidency in the 2005 election.

Morales, largely of indigenous ancestry -- like 70% of the population, and quite unlike the traditional leaders of Bolivia -- holds views that are in direct opposition to longstanding American attempts to eliminate the coca crop, and has stated an intention of nationalizing the Bolivian natural gas deposits. He was an ally of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Son: (two children)

    President of Bolivia President (22-Jan-2006 to present)
    Hunger Strike (Apr-2009 to Aug-2009)

    South of the Border (7-Sep-2009) · Himself
    Cocalero (22-Jan-2007) · Himself
    Our Brand Is Crisis (12-Mar-2005) · Himself

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