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  Comparative Criminology | South America - Bolivia
Paz Zamora assumed the presidency and the MIR took half the ministries.
Paz Zamora was a moderate, center-left president whose political pragmatism in office outweighed his Marxist origins.
Paz Zamora took a fairly hard line against domestic terrorism, personally ordering the December 1990 attack on terrorists of the Nestor Paz Zamora Committee (CNPZ--named after his brother who died in the 1970 Teoponte insurgency) and authorizing the early 1992 crackdown against the Tupac Katari Guerrilla Army (EGTK).
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 Bolivia - Democracy and Economic Stabilization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1985 the entire nation was submerged in a state of tense anticipation as Paz Estenssoro unveiled his strategy to confront the economic and political crisis.
Paz Estenssoro had in fact seized on parts of the program pushed by Banzer and the ADN during the electoral campaign.
Paz Estenssoro used this control to sanction the state of siege and defeat all attempts of the left to censure the NPE.
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 Jaime Paz Zamora -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jaime Paz Zamora (April 15 1939), was President of (A landlocked Republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain) Bolivia from August 6, 1989 to August 6, 1993.
Paz Zamora first served as Vicepresident of the Republic with his uncle (Click link for more info and facts about Víctor Paz Estenssoro) Víctor Paz Estenssoro from 1982 to 1984.
Paz Zamora has run for president of Bolivia four times to the moment, in 1985, 1989, 1997 and 2002.
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 Commanding Heights : Bolivia | on PBS
Congress elects Jaime Paz Zamora from MIR as president and a vice president from the ADN.
Paz Zamora's government responds by imposing a state of siege and arresting more than 850 union members.
Paz Zamora is later suspected of having ties to some accused traffickers, as are the head of the anti-narcotics police and the interior minister.
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 Bolivia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Roughly contemporaneous with the Tiwanakan culture, the Moxos in the eastern lowlands and the Mollos north of present-day La Paz also developed advanced agricultural societies that had dissipated by the 13th century A.D. In about 1450, the Quechua-speaking Incas entered the area of modern highland Bolivia and added it to their empire.
A July agreement between the MNR and the fourth-place MIR, which had again been led in the election by former president Paz Zamora, virtually ensured the election of Sánchez de Lozada in the congressional run-off, and on August 6 he was sworn in for the second time.
La Paz is the political and economic capital of Bolivia.
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 Zamora on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Vote du candidat social-démocrate à la présidence Jaime Paz Zamora Les opérations de vote ont commencé dimanche en Bolivie.
Inmate Ronnie Zamora claps as a fellow inmate accepts an award at the Everglades Correctional Institute "Men Going Home," program on April 17, 2004.
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 Víctor Paz Estenssoro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ángel Víctor Paz Estenssoro (1907 - June 7, 2001) was a politician from Bolivia.
By this time Paz and Siles had split, with Siles supporting more leftist policies.
It was Siles who gained power in 1982, but Paz won presidential elections in 1985, and served a third four-year term as President, which ended in 1989.
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 Publications in English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The party is led by Jaime Paz Zamora, who was president from 1989 to 1993.
Jaime Paz Zamora, supported by General Hugo Bánzer, was elected president.
A Danish embassy was established in La Paz in July 1995 and Bolivia received DKK 90 million in Danish bilateral development assistance in 1995-96.
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 George Bush Presidential Library and Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
President Paz and distinguished members of the Bolivian delegation, it really has been a great pleasure to meet with you to discuss the issues of importance to both our countries.
President Paz and I first met last September at the United Nations in New York, where I was addressing the General Assembly on making the world more secure and furthering our chemical weapons agreement.
President Paz spoke in Spanish, and his remarks were translated by an interpreter.
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 Boston.com / News / World / Latin America/Caribbean / Tanks Shield Bolivia President from Growing Revolt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Dozens of tanks ringed Bolivia's presidential palace Tuesday to shield the besieged government from an expected worsening of violence after weeks of a popular revolt that has killed at least 52 people.
Paz Zamora himself was targeted by hundreds of protesters Monday who attempted to break into his house.
The latest round of protests were triggered by a government plan to export natural gas to the United States, which struck a historical nerve in a country where foreign powers have exploited natural wealth at little benefit to the population.
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 NotiSur - Latin American Political Affairs; February 3, 1995
Paz Zamora also said he will voluntarily submit to a congressional trial on charges that he covered up ties between drug traffickers and members of his Movimiento de Izquierda Revolucionario (MIR).
Paz Zamora went into political exile in March 1994 after charges surfaced that he was friends with drug traffickers Carmelo "Meco" Dominguez and Isaac "Oso" Chavarria, both currently serving sentences for drug trafficking in the Chonchocoro maximum security prison near La Paz.
Paz Zamora has maintained he is innocent of the charges and claims he is "a victim of political infamy." "I have decided as of this moment to resume the exercise of my rights to political action and freedom of expression," Paz Zamora said in announcing his decision to re-enter public life.
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 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - Bolivia’s gas reserves expected to rise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nogales's comments come as the head of one of the government's coalition partners, former president Jaime Paz Zamora of the MIR party, suggested the government should abandon plans to develop a LNG project to export gas to North America.
The LNG project is causing too many problems in Bolivia, Paz Zamora said, adding that he believes GTL projects in Bolivia are the best short-term solution to monetising reserves.
Paz Zamora said the government should forget about the LNG project and focus on producing petrochemicals and fertilizers for export to Brazil, as well as the manufacture of around 100,000 bpd of gas liquids.
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 Background Notes: Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paz Zamora has been a moderate president who, despite his Marxist origins and his self-proclaimed "leftist nationalism," has learned from experience that pragmatic approaches to problems are those most likely to bring solutions.
Paz has taken a hard line against domestic terrorism, personally ordering the December 1990 attack on terrorists of the Nestor Paz Zamora Committee (named after his brother who died in the 1970 Teoponte insurgency).
President Paz is an active participant in the formulation and execution of Bolivia's foreign policy.
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 Written biography of Jaime Paz Zamora | Life of Jaime Paz Zamora   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jaime Paz Zamora (born 1939) moved from being an extreme leftist revolutionary to become a middle-of-the-road president of Bolivia.
His party, the Movement of the Revolutionary Left, also evolved over a period of 20 years.Jaime Paz Zamora was born on April 15, 1939, in the city of Cochabamba.
Paz Zamora attended the Jesuit high school in Sucre and studied for the priesthood at a seminary in Cordoba, Argentina.
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 Bolivia - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Average temperature ranges in La Paz are from 1 to 17 degrees Celsius (34 to 63 degrees Fahrenheit) in July to 6 to 19 degrees Celsius (43 to 66 degrees Fahrenheit) in November.
In 1985 elections were won by Paz Estonssoro until 1989 when Jaime Paz Zamora was elected by the Congress as President of a coalition government.
Zamora reshuffled his cabinet replacing 8 of the 17 ministers and the government embarked on a program of privatization of state owned enterprises.
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 USATODAY.com - Lawmakers reject Mesa's offer to resign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian lawmakers on Tuesday rejected a resignation offer by President Carlos Mesa, granting critical support to his embattled government after days of escalating street protests prompted him to submit an offer to step down.
In a unanimous vote, congressmen threw their support behind the president, a day after he tendered his resignation, saying the country was becoming ungovernable amid street protests over his political and economic policies.
Jaime Paz Zamora, a former president and current congressman who leads the Leftist Revolutionary Movement party, said he had urged fellow lawmakers not to accept Mesa's resignation and thus avert an institutional crisis.
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Jaime Paz Zamora, a former president himself, called the impending announcement by Sanchez de Lozada a "patriotic decision."
Asked by reporters whether he meant a presidential resignation, Paz Zamora responded, "You are intelligent people.
Thousands of Bolivians marched through La Paz for a fifth straight day Friday, demanding that Sanchez de Lozada, 73, step down 14 months into his second term.
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 Jaime on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 TDS; Passports, Visas, Travel Documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
MNR candidate Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada finished first in the 1989 elections (23%), though, as usual, no candidate received a majority of popular votes so Congress determined who would be president.
The Patriotic Accord (AP) between Gen. Banzer's ADN and Jaime Paz Zamora's MIR, the second- and third-place finishers (at 22.7% and 19.6%, respectively), led to Paz Zamora’s assuming the presidency.
Paz Zamora also took a fairly hard line against domestic terrorism, a 1990 attack on terrorists of the Nestor Paz Zamora Committee and authorizing the 1992 crackdown on the Tupac Katari Guerrilla Army (EGTK).
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 deseretnews.com | Bolivian president to resign after deadly protests, ally says
LA PAZ, Bolivia —; Embattled President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada will resign after weeks of deadly street riots triggered by a government plan to export natural gas, a close presidential ally said today.
Jaime Paz Zamora, a former president himself, called the impending announcement by Sanchez de Lozada a "patriotic decision." Asked by reporters whether he meant a presidential resignation, Paz Zamora responded, "You are intelligent people.
Brazilian officials said 53 of those people were Brazilian tourists trapped in La Paz after all commercial flights in and out of the nearby El Alto international airport were halted last weekend.
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 bolivia.indymedia.org | Thirty Dead After Massacre in Gas War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jaime Paz Zamora, leader of the MIR (Leftist Revolutionary Party) has disappeared from the public light.
Currently huge masses of people are marching in and to La Paz, and fierce blockades, protests and strikes continue across the country.
In Erbol they are in vigil, the same as in the city of La Paz and in many places of the brown America, everyone with their eyes focused on the people of El Alto, who remain on their feet and who will never kneel down.
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 TNI Drugs and Democracy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
But just before signing Annex III in May 1990, Paz Zamora was quoted in the Bolivian press as stating that there was no need to involve the military in the drug war because the police were doing a good job, and that involvement of the armed forces would only cause unnecessary violence.
Although Bolivians are well aware of the US pressure exerted on President Paz Zamora, he has been widely criticized for misinforming the public about negotiations and agreements with the US government and for not incorporating broader sectors of Bolivian society into the policy making process.
A senior aide to President Paz Zamora reportedly stated that "the DEA have not observed the legal limits to their role." (62) Radio commentaries by a widely respected station, Radio Fides, on July 1, 1991 noted that "The antinarcotics struggle in Bolivia is headed by the DEA.
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 Atlas - Bolivia Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Politics: Jaime Paz Zamora, leader of social democratic-oriented Movement of the Revolutionary Left (Movimiento de la Izquierda Revolucionaria--MIR) and third-place runner-up in May 1989 popular elections, assumed presidency August 6, 1989, after being selected by Congress.
Prior to nomination, Paz Zamora allied with former president and second-place runner-up Hugo Banzer Suárez and his Nationalist Democratic Action (Acción Democrática Nacionalista--ADN) party, whereby Banzer's party was given vice presidency and half the cabinet positions.
Paz Zamora succeeded his uncle, Víctor Paz Estenssoro, a founder of the Nationalist Revolutionary Movement (Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario-- MNR).
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 Bolivia: Cases of torture and extrajudical executions allegedly committed by the Bolivian Security Forces
On several occasions Amnesty International presented its concerns to President Paz Zamora and representatives of his administration regarding allegations of human rights violations committed by members of the security forces during the four years of his presidency.
According to their own testimonies, they were kept in separate rooms and forced to stand for several hours in a contorted position known as the "pig" (chancho), (bent double towards and against a wall with the head touching the ground with the hands tied behind the back) while being beaten on the hips and buttocks.
Amnesty International wrote to President Jaime Paz Zamora on 17 December 1990 recognizing that the abduction of Mr Lonsdale was a serious crime, and stating that the action of armed opposition groups can never be used by government to justify violations of basic human rights, including the prohibition of torture and the right to life.
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 Cooperation.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After such an appointment, Paz Zamora´s administration was subjected to strong pressures that were aimed at obtaining the abrupt resignation of his former Minister of Internal Affairs, Guillermo Capobianco, that was followed by the resignation of the National Commandant of the Police.
The MIR (Movement of the Revolutionary Left), the former President Paz Zamora’s political party, has denounced the existence of a supposed “OPERATION WITHOUT END” that would be directed from the Embassy of the United States and whose purpose would be to destroy this political party by systematic and permanent persecution to its leaders.
On the other hand, as indicated by Wola (1993), Paz Zamora as well as the former President of Perú, Alberto Fujimori, was contrary to the military element in the Andean Strategy, demanding instead a serious economic approach to the problem.
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 Boston.com / News / World / Latin America/Caribbean / Bolivian leader nixes plan to export gas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LA PAZ, Bolivia -- Thousands took to the streets in the capital, chanting anti-government slogans despite an announcement Monday by Bolivia's president that he will shelve controversial plans for natural gas exports.
Witnesses said demonstrators threw rocks at the residence of former President Jaime Paz Zamora, a close associate to Sanchez de Lozada.
No one was injured and Paz was not at the house at the time.
www.boston.com /news/world/latinamerica/articles/2003/10/13/bolivian_leader_nixes_plan_to_export_gas   (858 words)

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