When Evo Morales, first became Bolivia’s president in 2006, his first challenge was to tackle the country’s extreme poverty. As the nation’s first indigenous leader he implemented various social policies and programs managing to keep steady financial growth despite an economic crisis in the region.
“Americas Now” anchor Elaine Reyes had the rare opportunity to sit down with President Morales. They discussed many things from sovereignty and the future of the region to Bolivia’s ties with China. President Morales also addressed Bolivia’s fight to regain access to the Pacific Ocean.
Check out this interview with Evo Morales who is seeking his fourth term in office. He looks back at the past and answers questions about Bolivia’s future.