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Bolivia will also urge rich countries that have hoarded vaccines to hand over their extra doses to the people who need them the most.
Preliminary results show opposition candidates leading the vote in the Tarija, La Paz, Chuquisaca, and Pando departments.
Despite electors' participation was lower than the percentage recorded on March 7, the Superior Electoral Tribunal assured that the electoral process was guaranteed.
The Citizens Community party, the Jallalla movement, the Third System Movement, and Movement Towards Socialism participated in the race.
After voting, Luis Arce praised the success of the opening of the elections. He also reiterated his criticism of the OAS.
On March 7, during the first election round, the MAS won in three out of nine Bolivia's departments, Oruro, Cochabamba, and Potosi. The opposition politician and former presidential candidate Fernando Camacho won the historically right-leaning Santa Cruz while the 'Third System Movement' party won Beni.
A case was filed in the United States by relatives of eight people killed during the social protests of October 2003.
Although subnational elections took place last month, none of the candidates achieved a majority of votes in four out of nine departments.
Yerko Nuñez, Maria Pinckert, Fernando Lopez, and Arturo Murillo are the coup-born regime's ex-ministers who have fled the country so far to avoid Justice.