Protests rage in Bolivia over proposed law

Residents took to the streets of Bolivia in another day of unrest marked by clashes with police and rival protesters.

It follows the launch of an indefinite strike on Monday by the country's transport and retail unions.

Opposition civil and political groups joined the strike, accusing the socialist government of President Luis Arce of using laws and the justice system to centralise power and crack down on dissent.

Video from the latest clashes shows police using a water cannon and tear gas near protesters.

Some people were also seen targeting a car that was allegedly transporting government supporters.

The country has been sharply divided since the abrupt resignation of former socialist leader Evo Morales in 2019 amid protests. His party, back in power with a new president, accuses the conservative opposition of leading a coup against him.

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