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World in Progress: Bolivia's Yuqui Under Pressure

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The Yuqui Indigenous community is home to just 344 inhabitants. It's one of the most vulnerable...

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In Bolivia,  an indigenous group known as the  Yuqui has been grappling with problems linked to life in the modern world, like protecting their identities and their relationship to the land from outside interference.   And then came COVID-19, a virus that threatens their very existence.

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