22 June 2012

BOLIVIA : Police Protest Spreads After Elite Squad Mutinies Over Pay.

     More than 30 members of Bolivia's elite police...have seized and ransacked their barracks...throwing-out their commanders...demanding higher wages.
     They currently earn $194 per month...even after a recent 7% increase.
     The barracks are just 100 meters from President Morales' palace...but Morales is in Rio at a UN summit.
     Across the nation.. more than 4,000 police have reportedly joined the La Paz pay protest.
    In February 2003...19 died during a wage battle with soldiers at the same barracks.
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