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An indigenous struggle against Morales

Supporters of the indigenous marchers rally in Cochabambaagainst the government's road project.
Photo: Sarah Hines

Sarah Hines reports on a struggle of the indigenous that is exposing the gap between rhetoric and reality in the Bolivia of President Evo Morales. Originally posted here.

MORE THAN 500 indigenous Bolivians are on the march from the eastern city of Trinidad towards the capital city of La Paz--a distance of more than 300 miles--to protest the construction of an interstate highway that would cut TIPNIS, a protected park and indigenous territory that belongs to the Yuracar