Citing Protests, Bolivia's President Bids to Step Down Bolivian President Carlos Mesa announced Monday night that he would resign amid street protests calling for the nationalization of private energy companies. The private firms have descended on Bolivia to tap its large natural-gas reserves. Bolivia's Congress must still accept Mesa's resignation.
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Citing Protests, Bolivia's President Bids to Step Down

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Citing Protests, Bolivia's President Bids to Step Down

Citing Protests, Bolivia's President Bids to Step Down

Citing Protests, Bolivia's President Bids to Step Down

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Bolivian President Carlos Mesa announced Monday night that he would resign amid street protests calling for the nationalization of private energy companies. The private firms have descended on Bolivia to tap its large natural-gas reserves. Bolivia's Congress must still accept Mesa's resignation.