Bolivia's President Evo Morales, center, holds up his hands to "catch" the first sun rays of the day, during a traditional Andean ritual at the archeological site Tiwanaku, Bolivia, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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Bolivian President Evo Morales, the country's first indigenous head of state, held an ancient ceremony Thursday to mark a record-setting 10 years in office – a term he is now seeking to extend to 2025 .Morales took office on Jan. 22, 2006, after defying centuries of discrimination against Bolivia's indigenous communities to win a landslide election victory.With the opposition riven by infighting, Morales, 56, has won resoundingly in the past three presidential elections: 54 percent of the vote in 2005, 64 percent in 2009 and 61 percent in 2014 .103vo," who is already the longest-serving president in Bolivian history, is increasingly accused of trying to cling to the presidency for as long as he can.A new constitution adopted in 2009 imposes a limit of one reelection for sitting presidents, but Bolivia's Supreme Court ruled that Morales's first term was exempt – clearing the way for him to run again in 2014 .
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