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Bolivia: Day of the Sea Remembrance

Categories: Latin America, Bolivia, Chile, History

“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.