Universities: Back to the Books

A Bolivian father sadly surveyed his nation's seven universities, then made up his mind. "I don't want my son mixed up in politics, and I don't want him to be a bad engineer because of the lack of facilities or because of endless strikes. I know he will not come back, but at least his future is assured." So saying, he sent his son off to West Germany to college.

Many more Bolivian parents would do the same if they could afford it. In the past two years, enrollment at San Andres University in the Bolivian capital of La Paz...

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