Heading into 2008, Bolivia is fundamentally polarized such that no resolution seems possible. Granted, it has been like this for almost four years now, but with both sides unwillingly to concede or even talk, you have to wonder how much longer lines on a map will continue to hold it together. The LA times summarizes the situation saying Bolivia’s Morales faces divided nation.
Many Bolivians openly despair of a meaningful national dialogue, something everyone from the president to his bitterest enemies professes to support. Factions have dug into their positions, blunting the opportunity for compromise.