BRAZIL: Great Big Neighbor

Back to his capital, La Paz, after a visit to Brazil went President Enrique Peñaranda of Bolivia last week, his face wreathed in the most satisfied smile any Bolivian President has worn in years. In his pocket were trade agreements just concluded with his big neighbor to the east. The chief prize: Bolivian rights to use the Brazilian port of Santos as a free port, thus gaining an outlet to the Atlantic Ocean.

Further agreements:

> Brazil would appoint a commission to study the possibility of ceding to Bolivia a port on the Paraguay River, taking in exchange territory in another area;...

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