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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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    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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    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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    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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    What Is Bolivian Beauty

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    Bolivian Beauty Bolivia may be the poorest country in South America, but the history of this wonderful country is what makes it beautiful. Bolivia is one of the two landlocked countries in South America sharing borders with Peru, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil. The vast geography of Bolivia ranges from the Andes mountains in the east and the tropical forests in the lowlands. Bolivia and Peru share Lake Titicaca, which is the highest lake in the world. The official name of the country…

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    In the Precambrian Shield there are no continuous aquifers and ground water is only found in the fractured and weathered zones of Precambrian rock. These various aquifers are located primarily in gneiss and granite. The Precambrian shield only makes up a small portion of eastern Bolivia. Aquifers in this province are generally shallow at depth less than 90 meters and due to this many of the aquifers are biologically contaminated near populated areas (Roebuck et al. 2004). Majority of the ground…

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    Evo Morales MAS

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    exclusive. Within the borders of Bolivia there is a large indigenous population that resides in rural areas; by this population being excluded from society as it disables its ability to voice its opinions and concerns on a national level—driving the community away from political power. This strategy of inclusiveness embodies a populist party; according to Raul Madrid, author of Ethnic Politics in Latin America, Madrid views the MAS not as a populist party, but rather an ethnopopulist…

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