Bolivia’s indigenous peoples’ march to demand attention completes 21 days

The march of Bolivia's lowland indigenous peoples, demanding respect for their territory and culture, on Tuesday completed 21 days in its purpose of reaching Santa Cruz.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Begun last August 25 in the city of Trinidad, in the department of Beni, the march has covered 348 of the 550 kilometers it plans to travel in order to draw the attention of the national government, which has repeatedly stated that it is unaware of the protest's list of demands.

On the other hand, the country's president Luis Arce held a meeting with representatives of indigenous organizations in the city of Trinidad, where he assured that "it is the Beni indigenous movement."

MARCH DEMANDS

The president of the Beni Indigenous Peoples Central (CEPIB . . .

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