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Bolivia's president goes to Cuba for medical treatment

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales went to Cuba on Wednesday for emergency treatment of a persistent throat problem following "major complications," his government said.

Presidential Minister Ruben Martinez told journalists that Morales left after a Cabinet meeting, but he gave no details on Morales' condition. The president's voice has been hoarse in public appearances in recent weeks and Morales has said he had a cold.

The 57-year-old leader canceled his plans on

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