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Political Unrest Growing in Bolivia

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Political Unrest Growing in Bolivia

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Political Unrest Growing in Bolivia

Political Unrest Growing in Bolivia

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President Carlos Mesa of Bolivia faces the same unrest that toppled his predecessor, President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, six months ago. Mesa promised to be more responsive to the demands of unions and Indian organizations. Those same groups are disappointed with Mesa and violent protests have erupted in the streets of the Bolivian capital La Paz. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.

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