Bolivian demonstators continue to block Santa Cruz roads
rahul | September 23, 2008 at 04:02 amby
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Vice-President Garcia: Pacification and reestablishment of roads are up to CONALDE. La Paz, Sep 22 (ABI).- Dissolution of blocking roads in Santa Cruz and peace to "media luna" are in charge of Prefects met in CONALDE, who are opposing to sign a document in which are agreed; Democracy, National Unity, and Referendum Constitutional. Today said Vice-President, Alvaro Garcia Linera.
On a press conference, Garcia Linera expressed that march to Santa Cruz and overcrowding of blocking roads is not for increasing theirs salaries or any other economical and regional demand, but it is for preserving Democracy, Institutionalization, National Unity, and the signed agreement that could guarantee the constitutional and dirimidor referenda. "We need to be helped with Prefects, an agreement with them would guarantee immediately the reestablishment and peaceful on all sectors of our country," assured Vice-President. Vice-President assured one time Prefects from called "media luna" guarantee an agreement, Government will ask, over and over again, to demonstrators end the blocks. He remembered that in view of finishing the social organization’s blocks, President Morales proposed last Sep-18 the and agreement that guarantees a politic dialogue and peaceful of Bolivia. However, that proposal was rejected by the following Prefects; Ernesto Suarez from Beni, Mario Cossio from Tarija, and Ruben Costas from Santa Cruz. "I hope the document could be signed for re-establishing the normality," Vice-President said.
PEASANTS: On the other hand, CSUTCB (Union of Rural Workers of Bolivia) established that since Monday they will step up with 30.000 workers more on roads to Santa Cruz, "at the moment we are almost 20.000 but we will be in total almost 50.000 for asking to Prefects establish an agreement," said the leader of CSUTCB, Dionisio Cabrera. After resolving the reinforcement of demonstrators on roads in Santa Cruz, the Producing Association of Corn and Sorghum, make public a worry about expenses caused by these manifestations. Manager of this association, Mamerto Cortez, said economical damages caused by lacking of exportation roads has affected, since February, the producing sector could fulfil to foreign countries like Chile and Peru. Lcr/Dgav ABI. Translation: C.S.M.C.
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