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Bolivia’s two worlds

A new conflict broke out in Bolivia at the end of March. Thousands of miners blocked highways in five departments of Bolivia to protest a pending new mining law. Three miners were killed by the national police, while the miners took dozens of police hostage. Continue reading

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World in View: Whither Bolivia?

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Whither Bolivia? It took five days of protests, but the social movements, which brought Evo Morales to power in 2006 forced his government to back off of a … Continue reading

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