BOLIVIA: Derby Day

Barefoot Indian and mestizo youngsters swarmed last week into La Paz for a homemade-auto derby promoted by Bolivia's leading newspaper, La Razon. Some 10,000 spectators lined a twomile, zigzagging, up & downhill race course. Among 250 drivers was one seven-year-old who came equipped with a white smock and first-aid kit; he listed his car as an ambulance, won the right to enter it. The Catavi tin-mining region sent six entrants whose expenses had been paid by subscription. One boy, asked whether he had brakes on his car, replied: "How can I win...

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