Bolivia election rigging in favor of Morales was 'overwhelming' -OAS final report
SANTIAGO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - An Americas regional forum on Wednesday published details of "deliberate" and "malicious" steps to rig Bolivia's October election in favor of then President Evo Morales, who has resigned and left the Andean nation in political crisis.
A nearly 100 page report by the Organization of American States (OAS) described several violations, including the use of a hidden computer server designed to tilt the vote toward Morales.
A charismatic leftist and Bolivia's first indigenous president, Morales stood for president despite a 2016 referendum that voted down a proposal to allow him to run for a fourth consecutive term. A court packed with loyalists gave him a green light to run indefinitely.
"Given the overwhelming evidence we have found, we can confirm a series of ...