Bolivia’s Road to the Sea

Still smarting over the war it lost against Chile (in 1879), Bolivia is now requiring that its desire for territory abutting the Pacific Ocean be taught as a ‘national demand’ in school.  The country has a prolific navy, but no ocean. Also, McDonalds is returning to Bolivia after a decade — we will soon find out whether the local popularity of salteñas can withstand the arrival of the Chicken McNugget.

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