"The time for crying is over. We have to work. Give birth to social programs. We will continue working for the country.
During his words, the former president asked for a round of applause for Presidents Alberto Fernandez of Argentina, Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela, and Miguel Diaz-Canel of Cuba, for their support after the coup of November 2019.
#InPictures | This is how Bolivian citizens express their support for former president @evoespueblo after his arrival in Bolivia.
Morales stated that the coupwas against his government's action to recover natural resources. "Neither imperialism nor the International Monetary Fund (IMF) accept it," the former leader pointed out, alluding to the responsibility of the U.S. government in the coup.
"Long live a dignified and sovereign Bolivia. Homeland or death," Morales said at the closure of his speech.
Bolivia | Supporters of President #EvoMorales are taking to the streets of major cities in the country to express their support for democracy and for the legitimacy of the president's mandate against right-wing violent unrest. pic.twitter.com/PvwVZOeOsV