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Bolivian opposition leader alleges court bias after award challenge

04 July 2018

Bolivian opposition leader alleges court bias after award challenge

Samuel Doria Medina (Credit: Samuel Doria Medina)

The investment company of a Bolivian former presidential candidate has asked a US court to press ahead with enforcement of a US$40 million award that has been subject to set-aside proceedings in Bolivia – arguing that it is “uniquely vulnerable” to bias in those courts in light of the judiciary’s lack of independence from the government of President Evo Morales.