Key elements of proposed new Bolivian constitution

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Key elements in the proposed constitution going before Bolivian voters Sunday:

RE-ELECTION: Presidents can serve two consecutive five-year terms. Current constitution permits two terms, but not consecutive. Morales could thus remain in office through 2014.

INDIGENOUS RIGHTS: Recognizes self-determination of 36 distinct Indian “nations.” Sets aside seats in Congress for minority indigenous groups but not for the Aymara and Quechua, who together comprise the majority in Bolivia’s western highlands.

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