Bolivian Soldiers Withdraw and General Is Arrested After Apparent Coup Attempt

In a shocking turn of events, Bolivian soldiers have withdrawn from the streets of La Paz after an apparent coup attempt led by a disgruntled general. The general, identified as Williams Kaliman, was arrested by the Bolivian military after he reportedly called for the ousting of President Evo Morales.

The situation unfolded quickly on the streets of La Paz as Kaliman and a group of soldiers surrounded the presidential palace and demanded Morales’ resignation. The president, who has been in power since 2006, refused to step down and instead called on his supporters to defend the government.

In a dramatic turn of events, the soldiers who had initially supported Kaliman’s coup attempt withdrew from the streets, leaving the general isolated and vulnerable. Kaliman was promptly arrested by the Bolivian military and is currently being held in custody.

The attempted coup has sent shockwaves through Bolivia, a country that has a long history of political instability and military coups. Many fear that the incident could lead to further violence and unrest in the country.

President Morales has accused the United States of backing the coup attempt, claiming that it is part of a larger conspiracy to undermine his government. The US has denied any involvement in the incident.

The international community has condemned the attempted coup and called for a peaceful resolution to the crisis. The Organization of American States has called for dialogue between the government and opposition to prevent further violence.

As Bolivia remains on edge, it is unclear what the future holds for the country and its embattled president. Morales has vowed to continue his presidency and has called for calm among his supporters.

The events in Bolivia serve as a stark reminder of the fragility of democracy and the dangers of military intervention in politics. The attempted coup has shaken the country to its core and has left many wondering what the future holds for this South American nation.

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