Sunday, February 13, 2011

Bolivian President Evo Morales Flees Town Ahead of Speech After Angry Miners Throw Dynamite in Protest at Food Shortages

Bolivian President Evo Morales has abruptly abandoned a mining town after protesters angered by rising prices booed him and set off dynamite.

Mr Morales was due to speak on the anniversary of a colonial uprising in Oruro but canceled plans to participate in a march yesterday after demonstrations against rising food prices and shortages.'


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