Demonstrators with makeshift shields protest against President Evo Morales' reelection, in La Paz, Boliva, Nov. 6, 2019.

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Patricia Arce, mayor of the Bolivian city of Vinto, has operated under a cloak of fear since November, when a mob attacked her in the street and demanded her resignation in the wake of postelection clashes. But she has held on to her role amid rising human rights abuses under the interim national government.

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Demonstrators with makeshift shields protest against President Evo Morales' reelection, in La Paz, Boliva, Nov. 6, 2019.

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