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El Alto

(ĕl äl`tō), city (2001 pop. 649,958), La Paz dept., W Bolivia. A burgeoning suburb of La PazLa Paz
, city (1992 pop. 713,378), W Bolivia, administrative capital (since 1898) and largest city of Bolivia. The constitutional capital is Sucre. La Paz, the highest capital in the world, lies at an altitude of c.
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 that became a city in 1988, El Alto is on a plateau overlooking the capital from the west. Although predominantly poor and residential, the city is a commercial center and has light industries; La Paz's international airport is there. The city has grown enormously since the 1980s. The largely Aymara inhabitants of El Alto were in the forefront of sometimes violent protests against privatization and other government market-oriented plans during the late 1990s and early 2000s.
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Altenos organized a seventy-two hour general strike in El Alto through the organizational structure of the Federation of United Neighbors of El Alto (FEJUVE-El Alto), which had been a key institution, along with El Alto's Regional Workers' Central (COR-El Alto), in the October insurrection of 2003.
El Alto Mayor Jose Luis Paredes has indicated that a municipal company will take charge of operations by July 31 at the latest.
Otros municipios cuya integracion regional se puede evaluar son: Atotonilco el Alto, Ayotlan y Degollado.
They are residents of the massive shantytown of El Alto, located on the high plateau (the altiplano) overlooking the valley that encompasses La Paz.
With persistent cultural and familial relations between the urban residents of El Alto and the surrounding countryside, the gradual urban expression of the altiplano's discontent was a natural progression.
In his speech, Mesa singled out Evo Morales, head of the Movimiento A Socialismo (MAS), and Abel Mamani, head of the Federacion de Juntas Vecinales (Fejuve), a group based in El Alto, a city on the outskirts of La Paz and scene of radical protests against privatized water service.
El alcalde de El Alto, Jose Luis Paredes, ex-miembro del MIR, fundara un partido denominado Plan Progreso y Roberto de La Cruz, dirigente radical de la Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) de El Alto, tambien pretende organizar un partido llamado Movimiento 11 de Octubre.
Sin embargo en esta ocasion quisiera analizar una figura muy llamativa, el Alto Representante.
Nestor's barrio, Villa Ingenio, is the coldest and poorest neighborhood in El Alto, a ramshackle city of more than 1 million Aymara and Quechua people who migrated during the past two decades from Bolivia's altiplano, making El Alto the largest, most Indian city in Latin America.
Ambos productos incluyen una descripcion ICC para asegurar el alto nivel de exactitud del color.
Green octopuses flop over the finials of the domes, which are lined with floral tilework, and this upper room, formerly an office, is now the El Alto restaurant.
En este provocativo libro, Pigs at the Trough: How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption Are Undermining America (Cerdos en el chiquero; como la codicia corporativa y la corrupcion politica socavan a Estados Unidos), publicado por Crown Publishing Group, la columnista Arianna Huffington denuncia los manejos turbios de las grandes empresas norteamericanas y las graves consecuencias de la corrupcion corporativa para los ciudadanos comunes, entre ellas el alto indice de desempleo y la perdida de los ahorros.