Evo Morales

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Juan Evo Morales Ayma (b. October 26, 1959), popularly known as Evo (IPA: [ˈeβ̞o]), is the President of Bolivia, the country's first Amerindian president.


  • Mesa should listen to the marginalized. He should be with the people, not with the empire.
    • Upon the resignation of former President Carlos Mesa.
    • Spanish Wikiquote.
  • Friends, we have now won. ...I say to Aymaras, Quechuas, Chiquitaos, and Guaranis: for the first time we [indigenous people] are going to be presidents. And I want to say to businesses, intellectual professionals, and artists: do not abandon us.
    • 18 Dec 2005 in Cochabamba,zdfbzfdg Socialismo], as quoted by Spanish Wikiquote.
  • I am sure of the fact that Fidel and Chávez are commanders of the forces of freedom in America, to liberate America and the world.
    • Press conference during his first visit to Cuba, December 2005.
    • Terra (Colombia), as quoted by Spanish Wikiquote.
  • Cuba is a democracy.
    • Interview with reporter:

About Evo Morales

  • [Morales] should reflect upon the historic opportunity of moving to the center.
    • Carlos Mesa, March 2005, while president of Bolivia.
    • Spanish Wikiquote.
  • Evo asked me if I was the real Zapatero.
    • José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, after speaking with Morales, days after Morales received a crank phone call from an impostor, trying to pass as Zapatero.
    • MAS, as quoted by Spanish Wikiquote.

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