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Old 29 Jul 2008
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Problems in Bolivia August 10th

Hey everyone,
Just in case , there will be a confirmation votation on August 10th 2008 in Bolivia , where people will vote to confirm Evo Morales as a valid elected president. Rumours of a boicot and a possible major strike are growing....
I´ve been in Bolivia during political chaos and it´s a pain in the arse . Blocked roads , shortage of fuel and angry people all over.I´m not saying that this will happen , but if you can wait to see how things are going starting Aug 10th , would be wise.
Beware.
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I agree! I was there last Aug when things were brewing. There were not any blocked roads, but the wall graffiti AGAINST the president was quite vocal, especially in Santa Cruz.

What is the latest on the provinces that wanted to break away?
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