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Bolivia: President Says Road Will Not Go Through TIPNIS

Categories: Latin America, Bolivia, Breaking News, Environment, Governance, Indigenous, Protest

Dario Kenner reports [1] form La Paz: “In a press conference [2] this morning President Evo Morales said the road project his government has been determined to build [3]will not go through the TIPNIS national park and indigenous territory. This is a dramatic change in policy. It comes after a two month long march by indigenous movements against the planned road that arrived in La Paz two days ago [4].”