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Bolivia: Day of the Sea Remembrance

“One of the first things they teach you in school is that we lost the ocean on March 23, 1879. Well they don't they say we lost it, but they say the Chileans stole it,” writes Vania Balderrama of Capsula del Tiempo [es] about the reasons behind the Day of the Sea remembrance held in Bolivia.

2 comments

  • Caroline Vasquez

    It’s sad that chindres and other individuals have to learned of what the lost and have yet to see.

  • lek

    bolivia declared war on chile and sided with peru. this was the war of the pacific, which chile won. chile has been very generous to bolivia, letting its drug smuggling trucks cross our highways to arica. we would never let a socialist, drug runner take our territory. bolivia is a mess. its people are poorer now than ever before. it would be criminal to let such a man expand his power. Look at his dialog and threats. he is not a democract and we would defend our land against his goons decisively if they were stupid enough to try to start another war.

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