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Bolivian President Declares State Of Siege; 700 Public School Teachers Arrested

LADB Article ID: 071703
Category/Department: General
Date: Thursday, November 16, 1989
By: John Neagle

On Nov. 15, Bolivian President Jaime Paz Zamora declared a three-month state of siege in order to "guarantee" peaceful local elections on Dec. 3. Police arrested at least 700 people in an attempt to break a public school teachers' strike. The st...

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