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Bolivia: Nationwide Referendum on Use of International Reserves

The Bolivian government is proposing a nationwide referendum to determine whether the international reserves valued at 7.7 billion dollars will be used to invest in the industralization of the hydrocarbons. Carlos Gustavio Machicado of Guccio's [es] believes that this is a terrible idea, and the decision should be left to the experts.

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