Bolivia now maritime nation after signing deal with Peru

Posted on October 9, 2013 • Filed under: Bolivia, Border Issues, Peru, Politics reported…It might be a strip of sand without even a jetty but a small stretch of the Pacific coast now harbours Bolivia’s dream of regaining a coast and becoming a maritime nation. The landlocked Andean country has won access to a desolate patch of Peru’s shoreline, fuelling hopes that Bolivia will once again have a sea to call its own. President Evo Morales signed a deal yesterday with his Peruvian counterpart, Alan García, allowing Bolivia to build and operate a small port about 10 miles from Peru’s southern port of Ilo. Read Article

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