BOLIVIA: Democracy's Return

In 1937 German Busch with the help of the Army proclaimed himself President of Bolivia. His most noteworthy act was to decree that all Bolivia's tin had to be marketed through the State bank. Few months later curly-haired President Busch, 35, acted even more dramatically. He gave a birthday party for his beloved Japanese brother-in-law and at the height of festivities was found dead, "officially" by his own hand. Last month Bolivians went to the polls for the first time since 1931 to elect a President and chose the Army's choice—General Enrique Peñaranda del Castillo, not too smart...

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