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Bolivia Lowers Retirement Age

Bolivia has lowered its retirement age to 58, breaking with the global trend of pushing people to stay in the workforce longer. The law, which also nationalizes the national pension system and extends coverage considerably to the poor, was passed on Friday. Bolivia’s current retirement age is 65 for men and 60 for women. “We…

The 10 Commandments to save the planet

By Evo Morales, Bolovian’s President Consume only what is necessary, avoid extravagance, waste, luxury and the desire to get rich. President Evo Morales told the United Nations that in order to save the planet, we must eradicate the capitalist model, and the North must pay its ecological debt. This was the first of Ten Commandments…

Evo Morales was in town

Evo Morales was in town today for the UN Summit and he went to a park in NY to play soccer along with others in his entourage. It was a gathering of several hundred people almost all Bolivian and with some stadium benches. We got there early and when we showed our banner “Mar para…