Magazine article Americas (English Edition)

Bolivia

Magazine article Americas (English Edition)

Bolivia

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Bolivia boasts the soaring peaks of the Cordillera Real, the mesmerizing salt flats of Uyuni, the steamy jungles of the Amazon, Basin and the wildlife-rich grasslands of the Southeast.

Bolivia's tropical rainforests and wetlands are some of the most biologically abundant ecosystems in the world, containing nearly 40 percent of all animal and plant species on the planet

Bolivia's population is estimated to be 60 percent indigenous: The largest of the approximately three dozen indigenous groups are the Quechuam, Aymara, Chiquitano, and Guarani

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Bolivia is home to the highest navigable lake in the world: Lake Titicaca (12,382.5 feet above seal level). It is also one of the deepest lakes in the world

Albert R. Ramdin, Assistant Secretary General of the OAS, visited the Plurinational State of Bolivia last December to make arrangements relating to the 42nd Regular Session of the OAS General Assembly, to be held in Cochabamba.

During his visit, Ambassador Ramdin met with the authorities of the city of Cochabamba and then traveled to La Paz where he held meetings with President Evo Morales Ayma and Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca. …

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