Bolivian military promises 1983 election, democracy
La Paz, Bolivia
Bolivia's military high command announced that general elections will be held on April 24, 1983, to restore the democratic process interrupted by a coup in July 1980.
Bolivian President Celso Torrelio also said power would be handed over to the presidential election winner in August of 1983. The announcement came after all-night meetings among Bolivia's military leaders.