Bolivia's Elections Focus of King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center Panel, Dec. 1


New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will host “Bolivia—The Elections and Democracy in Historical Context,” a panel discussion, on Tuesday, December 1, 5 p.m., 53 Washington Square South (between Thompson and Sullivan Streets). Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, comes just prior to Bolivia’s December 6 elections. For more information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.nyu.edu/kjc

FROM TOP:  Amarrados  by Fernell Franco (Cali, 1942-2006); Copiar El Edén. Arte reciente en Chile/ Copying Eden. Recent Art in Chile by Gerardo Mosquera
FROM TOP: Amarrados by Fernell Franco (Cali, 1942-2006); Copiar El Edén. Arte reciente en Chile/ Copying Eden. Recent Art in Chile by Gerardo Mosquera

New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will host “Bolivia—The Elections and Democracy in Historical Context,” a panel discussion, on Tuesday, December 1, 5 p.m., 53 Washington Square South (between Thompson and Sullivan Streets). Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, comes just prior to Bolivia’s December 6 elections. For more information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.nyu.edu/kjc.

In 2005, Evo Morales and the Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) won a victory of unprecedented dimensions in the history of Bolivian democracy. Depicted at home and abroad as representative of the indigenous and poor majority of the country, his government was closely associated with Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez. As Bolivia’s 2009 elections approach, this panel will ask how much the Bolivian experience of recent years responds to the country’s own history as well as to more recent regi 500

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