Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

In Bolivia, A Leftist ... Clock?

Bolivia now has a left-moving clock to match its left-leaning government. This week, Congress altered the clock on its building in the Bolivian capital, La Paz. The clock's hands and numbers now go left, instead of right, which is the typical clockwise direction. Officials say the change is aimed at recovering the nation's indigenous and "southern" idenitity. Bolivian Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca explained that because Bolivia is in the southern...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter