Bolivian coalition falls apart

Hopefully it won’t get worse before it gets better. I’ll give my dad and aunt another call this weekend to get their perspective on the situation.

Sanchez de Lozada, a 73-year-old U.S.-educated businessman and one of the wealthiest people in the country, is disliked by millions of Bolivians who see him as a "gringo" out of touch with the needs of South America’s poorest country.
A U.S.-led effort to eradicate coca, the raw material for cocaine, and an unpopular plan to export natural gas sparked the unrest in the landlocked nation of 8 million mainly indigenous people.

Bolivia Gov’t Coalition Falls Apart, Protests Rage