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Bolivia unions go on strike as political tensions rise

LA PAZ, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Bolivia’s transport and retail unions launched an indefinite strike on Monday to protest a law against so-called “illicit profits” and terrorist financing that critics allege is a government ruse to seize private property. Opposition civil and political groups joined the strike, accusing the socialist government of President Luis Arce of using laws and the justice system to centralize power and crack down on dissent.…
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Bolivia unions go on strike as political tensions rise

LA PAZ, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Bolivia’s transport and retail unions launched an indefinite strike on Monday to protest a law against so-called “illicit profits” and terrorist financing that critics allege is a government ruse to seize private property. Opposition civil and political groups joined the strike, accusing the socialist government of President Luis Arce of using laws and the justice system to centralize power and crack down on dissent.…
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