RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It started off so innocently – people safely secure in their homes. Bolivia had just undergone a revolution that kept people from moving beyond their immediate neighborhoods for 21 days. How different could this be? Three months into the coronavirus quarantine, life is dystopian—horrifying, raw, wretched. Even the rich and comfortable are scared. Predictions become reality with stunning speed even as COVID-19 moves in like a slow-moving tank. But the scariest prediction is this: An infection in Bolivia will be a death sentence – by drowning in yourself, by yourself.
With a new government in . . .