Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Bolivia expects every man to do his duty to be a socialist

And if not, expects to prosecute him for treason;

Former Bolivian Presidents Face Criminal Charges over Privatization

Chairman Adolfo Mendoza Anticipates High Treason Indictment for Capitalists

Which might explain why Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America, with a GDP per capita of a mere $1,300. By comparison, neighboring Ecuador's is more twice that at $3,600. They have an attitude at altitude (parts of the capital city of La Paz are over 13,000 ft above sea level);
Vice President Álvaro García Linera also made his feelings on the case known. “No privatizer, no matter if 20 years have passed, is safe,” he said. “Whoever has damaged the state — whether it’s been five, 10, or 20 years — is not safe. The hand of justice will find them wherever they are.”
Which pretty much assures that capitalists, and the bounty that comes from them, will be scarce.

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