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Gonzalo Sanchez De Lozada
GONZALO SáNCHEZ DE LOZADA Y SáNCHEZ DE BUSTAMANTE (born 1 July 1930), familiarly known as "Goni", is a Bolivian politician and businessman, who served as President of Bolivia
President of Bolivia
for two non-consecutive terms. He is a lifelong member of the Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario (MNR). As Minister of Planning in the government of President Víctor Paz Estenssoro
Víctor Paz Estenssoro
, Sánchez de Lozada used "shock therapy " in 1985 to cut hyperinflation from an estimated 25,000% to a single digit within a period of less than 6 weeks. Sánchez de Lozada was twice elected President of Bolivia, both times on the MNR ticket. During his first term (1993–1997), he initiated a series of landmark social, economic and constitutional reforms. Elected to a second term in 2002, he struggled with protests and events in October 2003 related to the Bolivian gas conflict
Bolivian gas conflict

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Stan Greenberg
STANLEY BERNARD "STAN" GREENBERG (born May 10, 1945) is a leading Democratic pollster and political strategist. He is a founding partner at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (GQR), a Washington D.C. headquartered political research and campaign company, that is closely affiliated with the Democratic Party
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James Carville
CHESTER JAMES CARVILLE JR. (born October 25, 1944) is an American political commentator and media personality who is a prominent figure in the Democratic Party . Carville gained national attention for his work as the lead strategist of the successful presidential campaign of then- Arkansas
Arkansas
governor Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
. Carville was a co-host of CNN 's Crossfire until its final broadcast in June 2005. Since its cancellation, he has appeared on CNN's news program The Situation Room . As of 2009, he hosts a weekly program on XM Radio
XM Radio
titled 60/20 Sports with Luke Russert , son of Tim Russert
Tim Russert
who hosted NBC's Meet The Press . He is married to Libertarian political consultant Mary Matalin . In 2009, he began teaching political science at Tulane University
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Bob Shrum
ROBERT M. SHRUM (born 1943) is the Director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics and the Carmen H. and Louis Warschaw Chair in Practical Politics at the University of Southern California , where he is a Professor of the Practice of Political Science in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. He is a former American political consultant , who has worked on numerous Democratic campaigns, including as senior advisor to the Kerry-Edwards campaign in 2004 and to the Gore-Lieberman campaign in 2000. Shrum wrote the famous speech Ted Kennedy gave at the 1980 Democratic National Convention conceding to and supporting President Jimmy Carter . The Atlantic Monthly described him as "the most sought-after consultant in the Democratic Party." Shrum served as speechwriter to New York Mayor John V. Lindsay from 1970 to 1971, speechwriter to Senator George McGovern\'s 1972 Presidential campaign and speechwriter and press secretary to Senator Edward M
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Evo Morales
JUAN EVO MORALES AYMA (born October 26, 1959), popularly known as EVO (Spanish pronunciation: ), is a Bolivian politician and cocalero activist who has been serving as President of Bolivia
President of Bolivia
since 2006. Widely regarded as the country's first president to come from the indigenous population, his administration has focused on the implementation of leftist policies, poverty reduction, and combating the influence of the United States and multinational corporations in Bolivia. A socialist , he is the head of the Movement for Socialism (MAS) party. Born to an Aymara family of subsistence farmers in Isallawi, Orinoca Canton , Morales undertook a basic education before mandatory military service, in 1978 moving to Chapare Province . Growing coca and becoming a trade unionist, he rose to prominence in the campesino ("rural laborers") union
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Movement For Socialism (Bolivia)
The MOVEMENT FOR SOCIALISM–POLITICAL INSTRUMENT FOR THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE PEOPLES (Spanish : Movimiento al Socialismo–Instrumento Político por la Soberanía de los Pueblos, abbreviated MAS-IPSP, or simply MAS), alternately referred to as "Movement Toward Socialism" or "Movement to Socialism" (Spanish : Movimiento al Socialismo listen (help ·info )), is a Bolivian left-wing socialist political movement led by Evo Morales
Evo Morales
, founded in 1998. Its followers are known as masistas. MAS-IPSP has governed the country since 2006, following the first ever majority victory by a single party in the December 2005 elections . MAS-IPSP evolved out of the movement to defend the interests of coca growers
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Civic Solidarity Union
The SOLIDARITY CIVIC UNITY (Spanish : Unidad Cívica Solidaridad) (UCS) is a political party in Bolivia
Bolivia
. UCS was founded on 15 August 1989 by Max Fernández, and is currently led by his son, Johnny Fernández. The UCS was part of the "Megacoalition" that supported the presidency of Hugo Banzer from 1997 to 2001. The coalition also included Banzer's Nationalist Democratic Action (ADN), the Revolutionary Left Movement (MIR), and Conscience of Fatherland (CONDEPA). At the legislative elections in 2002, the party won 5.3% of the popular vote and five out of 130 seats in the Chamber of Deputies but no Senate seats. REFERENCES * ^ A B Órgano Electoral Plurinacional. "Partido Político: Unidad Cívica Solidaridad". Partidos Políticos con Personalidad Jurídica. Archived from the original on 2012-08-06. Retrieved 2013-12-10
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Free Bolivia Movement
The FREE BOLIVIA MOVEMENT (Spanish : Movimiento Bolivia Libre) is a progressive political party in Bolivia . The party was formed on January 15, 1985, following a split in MIR . Initially the party was known as MIR Bolivia Libre
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Jeffrey Sachs
JEFFREY DAVID SACHS (/ˈsæks/ ; born November 5, 1954) is an American economist and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University , where he holds the title of University Professor , the highest rank Columbia bestows on its faculty. He is known as one of the world's leading experts on economic development and the fight against poverty. Sachs is the Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and a professor of health policy and management at Columbia's School of Public Health
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Harvard University
HARVARD UNIVERSITY is a private Ivy League
Ivy League
research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cambridge, Massachusetts
, established in 1636, whose history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities. Established originally by the Massachusetts
Massachusetts
legislature and soon thereafter named for clergyman John Harvard (its first benefactor), Harvard is the United States\' oldest institution of higher learning , and the Harvard Corporation (formally, the President and Fellows of Harvard College) is its first chartered corporation . Although never formally affiliated with any denomination , the early College primarily trained Congregational and Unitarian clergy. Its curriculum and student body were gradually secularized during the 18th century, and by the 19th century, Harvard had emerged as the central cultural establishment among Boston elites
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Revolutionary Liberation Movement Tupaq Katari
The REVOLUTIONARY LIBERATION MOVEMENT TUPAQ KATARI (Spanish : Movimiento Revolucionario Túpac Katari de Liberación, MRTKL) is a left-wing political party in Bolivia . In 1985, Jenaro Flores Santos split from the Tupaj Katari Revolutionary Movement and founded the Revolutionary Liberation Movement Tupaq Katari. It took part in 1985 elections, running Jenaro Flores Santos . He polled 2.11 per cent of the vote. Within a year of its formation, divisions emerged within the MRTKL between Jenaro Flores Santos , on the one hand, and Víctor Hugo Cárdenas and Walter Reynaga Vásquez , the party's two deputies of the National Congress, on the other. In a 1988 party congress, Jenaro Flores Santos walked out with some of his supporters and formed the Katarist United Liberation Front (FULKA). Both parties lost support after the internal bickering became public
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Indigenous Peoples
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, also known as FIRST PEOPLES, ABORIGINAL PEOPLES or NATIVE PEOPLES, are ethnic groups who are the original inhabitants of a given region, in contrast to groups that have settled, occupied or colonized the area more recently. Groups are usually described as indigenous when they maintain traditions or other aspects of an early culture that is associated with a given region. Not all indigenous peoples share this characteristic, sometimes having adopted substantial elements of a colonising culture, such as dress, religion or language. Indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples
may be settled in a given region (sedentary ) or exhibit a nomadic lifestyle across a large territory, but they are generally historically associated with a specific territory on which they depend. Indigenous societies are found in every inhabited climate zone and continent of the world
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Manfred Reyes Villa
MANFRED REYES VILLA (born April 19, 1954) is a Bolivian politician former military officer and a successful Business man. He was Elected mayor of the city of Cochabamba four consecutive times, and became the first Elected Governor of the Department of Cochabamba from 2006 until 2008 when his mandate was revoked by an unconstitutional referendum dictated by Evo Morales. He was the second runner in both for the Presidential elections of the Republic in 2002 and 2009. Reyes-Villa currently Resides in Washington DC area. He is the leader of the Opposition to Morales and the preferred candidate for the 2020 Presidential Elections. This article about a Bolivian politician is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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New Republican Force
The NEW REPUBLICAN FORCE (Spanish : Nueva Fuerza Republicana, NFR) is a center-right political party in Bolivia . It is mainly based in the department of Cochabamba . HISTORYThe NFR was founded in 1995. After the Assembly for the Sovereignty of the Peoples ' (ASP) success in the 1999 municipal elections in Cochabamba, the NFR offered ASP leader Alejo Véliz and other peasant activists top candidate positions and won them over. At the legislative elections in 2002, the party won 26.5% of the popular vote and 27 out of 130 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and two out of 27 seats in the Senate . Its candidate at the presidential elections , Manfred Reyes Villa , won 20.9% of the popular vote. After the election, the party joined the multiparty coalition of president Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada of the Revolutionary Nationalist Movement (MNR). In October 2003, the NFR decided to leave the coalition and Reyes Villa and the other three NFR ministers resigned
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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
SANTA CRUZ DE LA SIERRA (locally ) (English: Holy Cross of the Mountain Range), commonly known as SANTA CRUZ (locally ), is the capital of the Santa Cruz department in eastern Bolivia
Bolivia
. Situated on the Pirai River in eastern Bolivia, the city of Santa Cruz and its metropolitan area are home to over 70% of the population of the department and it is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. The city was first founded in 1561 by Spanish explorer Ñuflo de Chavez about 200 km (124 mi) east of its current location, and was moved several times until it was finally established on the Pirai River in the late 16th century. For much of its history, Santa Cruz was mostly a small outpost town, and even after Bolivia
Bolivia
gained its independence in 1825 there was little attention from the authorities or the population in general to settle the region
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Crimes Against Humanity
CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY are certain acts that are deliberately committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack or individual attack directed against any civilian or an identifiable part of a civilian population. The first prosecution for crimes against humanity took place at the Nuremberg trials . Crimes against humanity have since been prosecuted by other international courts – such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Court, as well as in domestic prosecutions. The law of crimes against humanity has primarily developed through the evolution of customary international law. Crimes against humanity are not codified in an international convention, although there is currently an international effort to establish such a treaty, led by the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative
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