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Bolivia: Half of the indigenous peoples are threatened with extinction

The Bolivian government has warned that 18 of the country's 36 recognized tribal peoples are in a critically vulnerable situation and at risk of disappearance, most of them in the east of the country.

Indigenous peoples at risk include the Uru Murato, Yaracarés, Esse Ejja, Chácobo, Toromona, Tacanas, Whenayek, Yukis and Maropa, as well as 18 of the 36 indigenous peoples recognized in the state's political constitution.

Deputy Minister for Decolonization . . .

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