Archive for December, 2007

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Bolivia: What Is Democracy?

December 13, 2007

Roxana Paniagua, in the name of a group of Bolivian citizens living in Canada, is asking to sign a petition supporting the Constitutional Assembly of Bolivia.
The new Constitution could open the way to more representativeness for the indigenous communities. It would also decrease autonomy for some provinces rich in reserves, and this is the main reason why middle and upper class inhabitants of those regions are opposing the Constitutional change. Bolivia is at the moment caught in a bitter struggle between proponents and opponents of this revision of the Constitution.

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