The Jerusalem Post annual conference: 7 Israeli ministers will meet you there!
Striking Bolivian police clash with government supporters
ByREUTERS
June 25, 2012 21:23

LA PAZ - Striking police fired tear gas to keep supporters of Bolivian President Evo Morales from rallying at the main square in Bolivia's capital on Monday on the fourth day of a mutiny over wages by lower-ranking police officers.

Morales, a leftist leader who is Bolivia's first indigenous president, has faced increasingly thorny social conflicts in the past year in the Andean nation, but ruled out deploying troops to end the police rebellion.

His government reached a pay agreement on Sunday with leaders of the police protest, but the officer rank and file rejected the deal demanding higher wages, local media reported.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
February 27, 2017
Hundreds attend Israeli funeral of Holocaust survivor from Canary Islands

By JTA

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 13 - 25
    Beer Sheva
    14 - 22
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 15 - 22
    Jerusalem
    15 - 23
    Haifa
  • 16 - 31
    Elat
    13 - 25
    Tiberias