LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) -- Bolivia's constitutional court says President Evo Morales can run for a third term in elections set for December 2014.
The court says language in the country's 2009 constitution that allows for only a single re-election does not apply retroactively to Morales' first term.
Morales, who is Bolivia's first indigenous president, first won election in December 2005 -- before the new constitution was enacted. He then was re-elected in a landslide in 2009.
Opposition politicians say Monday's ruling is evidence that Bolivia's courts are under Morales' sway.
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