The deputy head of the Senate said shewill take over as interim president until new elections are held. He has won plaudits for fightingpoverty and improving Bolivia’s economy but drew controversy by defyingconstitutional term limits to run for a fourth term in October’s election,which was alleged to have been rife with irregularities.(BBC) Morales, a former coca farmer, wasfirst elected in 2006. Former president Evo Morales left Bolivia in a Mexican Air Force plane on Monday. AFP/MEXICO FOREIGN MINISTRY LA PAZ – Evo Morales has accepted anoffer of political asylum in Mexico a day after resigning as president ofBolivia amid election fraud protests.
The heat was on Tuesday at the Clark County Fair, with temperatures in the low 90s. In addition to plenty of Clark Public Utilities’ free ice water, there were other ways to cool humans and animals.Some fairgoers played in misting stations. The pool was one place for canine visitors to cool off during the Dock Dogs event.More hot weather is forecast through Thursday, with an excess-heat warning in effect for the entire metro area.