Bolivia's 1st Autonomous Indigenous Govt To Take Local Office
Bolivia’s 1st Autonomous Indigenous Govt To Take Local Office
Published 8 January 2017
The act marks a historic step for Bolivia’s multicultural state.
About 50 local Guarani state officials, national authorities and international representatives celebrated the first Autonomous Indigenous Government in Bolivia Sunday, which is about take power in the province of Charagua, in the eastern region of Santa Cruz.
“Today, autonomy has been officially consolidated,” said senior captain of North Charanga Ronald Andres Garaica during the ceremony.
“We are burying a traditional, discriminatory, excluding system where only a few families held political and economic power,” he added.
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