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January 29, 2009

Bolivia: The new deal or a race war?

Here's one we missed in The Economist earlier this week: "A Question of Rights". Bolivia's president, Evo Morales, is an Amerindian and socialist who is now in his fourth year. Last week voters passed a referendum he pushed for a new Bolivian constitution that give the majority indigenous population special land, mineral and petroleum rights. The new constitution has further polarized Bolivians along class and racial lines.

Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzb├╝hel Desk) at January 29, 2009 06:19 PM


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