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    The Geography Of Bolivia

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    The country I am doing for my Cultural heritage project is Bolivia. The geography of Bolivia is unique among the nations of South America. The main features of Bolivia's geography include the Altiplano, a highland plateau of the Andres, and Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake on Earth, which is shared with Peru. Lake Titicaca is the highest commercially navigable body of water in the world. It is also larger than Puerto Rico and is South America's second largest lake by surface area. Lake Titicaca moderates the climate for a considerable distance around it, making crops of maize and wheat possible in sheltered areas. Since 2001, Bolivia's leading legal agricultural export has been soybeans. Additionally, cotton, coffee, and sugarcane…

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    Argentina and Bolivia, some historical background, their religious beliefs/ native language. Some major cities that are located in Argentina are Bueno Aires, Cordoba and Mendoza. Then for Bolivia there is La Paz; the capital, Sucre which is their official capital of Bolivia, then there’s Santa Cruz, Cochabamba and Potosi. A brief historical background about Bolivia is that the Incas conquered Bolivia in the fifth century, until 1533 when the Spaniards leader Francisco Pizarro came and took over…

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    The current paper focuses on the analysis of the Bolivia’s place in the global relations and the global economy. It is important to note that Bolivia or the Plurinational State of Bolivia is a South American country, situated in the western part of the continent. The country borders with Chile, Brazil, Peru, Argentina, and Paraguay. Bolivia is a unitary presidential republic with Evo Morales as a President. The country has a democratic government with the Asamblea Legislativa Plurinacional as…

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    Bolivia

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    Bolivia is a beautiful multiethnic and democratic country in the middle of South America. The official capital city of Bolivia is Sucre. Another capital they used is La Paz, located in the west-central part of the country. It is landlocked borders or neighbors with Peru, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil. Bolivia is sometimes referred to as the Tibet of Americas. It is one of the most remote countries in the Western hemisphere. Bolivia is named after Simon Bolivar, an independence fighter…

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    Stereotypes In Bolivia

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    "A popular belief in Bolivia is that, however severe the poverty, people don't starve." (Richards 106) Bolivia's famous tradition staples consist of corn, potatoes, and beans. Bolivia is indigenous to many profound varieties of potatoes, of the many varieties only 15 are edible to eat. (Richards 107) Soybeans have become one of Bolivia's most plentiful exports. (Richards 108) Soybeans originate from the major city Santa Cruz, since this product is booming there is a huge stock on soy bean oil.…

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    In the second part of this essay, I will elaborate my argument by considering Morales’ government policy in Bolivia, Cash-Transfer projects in Mozambique and Basic Income Grants in South Africa and elsewhere. In the final part of this essay, I will argue that just as we should be aware of the ways post-neoliberal development policy has moved away from the neoliberal political project, we should also be aware that this does not mean they escape the issues associated with accepting neoliberal…

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    Celebrating the dead is something that may sound really strange to a person that hears it for the first time; indeed it’s a subject that most people will like to avoid talking about. However, every November 1st of every year, thousands of Bolivian families celebrate with music, food and prayers the return of their beloved ones that have passed away. This day is called “Dia de los muertos”, or in English, day of the dead. It is one of the most popular festivals in Bolivia. People who celebrate…

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    The Devil's Mine Analysis

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    In their documentary called " The Devil 's mine" , Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani portrait the mining near the city of Potosí. By a perspective of Basilio Vargas, a fourteen-year-old Bolivian boy who work in one of the Cerro Rico 's mines, the directors show us the labor condition of work and life of people on that field. Basilio Vargas is the firstborn in a family of a widow mother and two more siblings. Working in a small and improductive mine, he and his younger brother work for longs…

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    Venezuela has had a rich, complex, and violent history of any other Latin American country during its colonization. In this class, we have focused primarily in Mexico, Ecuador, Brazil and Peru from pre-colonial civilization to their independence, but due to the short amount of time, there cannot be a coverage of all the Latin American countries such as Puerto Rico or Guatemala. I had found lately when we delved into independences of the Latin American countries; Venezuela stood out to me due to…

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    Life In Paraguay

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    Paraguay is a beautiful third world country located between Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The total amount of area is 157,048 mi. The average temperature in Paraguay is 87 degrees which is fairly warm. The population is over 6.8 million people, with a birthrate of 3 children for every women. The death rate has a larger amount than birth rates at a 4.7 percentage. The life expectancy average is 72 years, which is pretty common. People in Paraguay are free to choose any religion they want…

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