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Women in Oruro  

Women in Oruro

Viva la Carnival

February 17th 2007
After much anticipation and planning, Laurence and I arrived in Oruro, Bolivia for this country┬┤s version of Carnival. The exerience was something else, one that I will not soon forget. Arriving late Thurday afternoon, I explored streets filled with onlookers and drunken dancers. These groups, marching, dancing and singing in the streets prior to the main event on Saturday represented the smal ... read more
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Bolivian Flag Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
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