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Morales is sworn in for a third period promises to reduce poverty to 8% by 2020

Friday, January 23rd 2015 - 06:10 UTC
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President of Bolivia Evo Morales on Thursday was sworn in for the third time as his country's head of state, and set as his primary objective reduce further poverty levels up to the end of his term in 2020. Read full article

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  • Skip

    It's a worthy goal and I hope he achieves it. I don't care which side of politics a leader is from, as long as he improves the lives of people and a country.

    Morales is a bit of a dick but saying that he is right. His country is stable (with problems) and he has had very good growth. The trick is to translate that into growth now that the resources super cycle is gone.

    Jan 23rd, 2015 - 04:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    As the only indigenous head of state in South America, it would be nice if he spoke out about the plight of his brethren in Argentina.

    Jan 23rd, 2015 - 10:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    He won't.

    Latin Anerica's false sense of brotherhood is both puerile and damaging. They'll ignore anything if they believe it serves that stupid ideal.

    Jan 24th, 2015 - 05:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    If you have spent any time in Bolivia you will find that are large portion are entirely without any education. Trying to reduce poverty with an illiterate populace will be a tough goal.
    And now gas prices are down, good luck.

    Jan 24th, 2015 - 07:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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