"For the first time in this crisis the president has taken the political initiative."
--Jorge Lazarte, political analyst/Forbes)
"More people in Bolivia have been killed during the democratic government than by the dictatorship."
--Sarah Gonzalez, Permanent Human Rights Assembly in La Paz, Bolivia (Toronto Star)
"We want to live in peace, but with social justice."
--Eva Morales, Bolivian opposition leader (La Vanguardia)
"To address the very serious social and economic problems confronting Bolivia, it is important to work to strengthen your democratic institutions, while upholding the rule of law."
--Kofi Annan, Secretary of the United Nations (LATIN TRADE)
"Before, we let other people speak for us. Now we say the original [Indian] nations are ready to rule our own affairs. We are ready to impose our own democracy."
--German Jimenez, a teacher and Quechua from Potosi (Los Angeles Times)
"We must bring down the barriers that exist between countries. Poverty is born out of a lack of competitiveness. With true integration, we have a chance of beating poverty."
--Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, former president of Bolivia (The Miami Herald)
|Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback|
|Title Annotation:||Trade Talk|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2004|
|Previous Article:||Chat line.|
|Next Article:||A grain of salt, please.|
|Stop the Press!|
|Information for authors.|
|A measure of success.|
|Broadening my knowledge of the Baptist community.|