December 19th, 2005

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(News) First Indigenous President for Bolivia!

The victor in the Bolivan Presidential Elections looks almost certainly to now be Evo Morales who will become the first President to come from Bolivia's native Indian population.

Decades late but better late than never! It also proves that the political landscape in South America is definetly changing and definetly in a leftward movement.

He has already said that he wants to have ties to the US but not "a relationship of submission". He could be facing a number of disagreements with Washington already however as he is an admirer of Fidel Castro, wants to legalise Coca-growing (for tradition uses not for cocaine production) and wants a fairer share of the foreign oil and gas exports to be retained for Bolivians - all three of which will not please the US.

Leftist Claims Victory in Bolivia (BBC News Online; Monday 19th December 2005)
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Home Time

Right, website done and uploaded. I'm about to sign off todays twelve hour shift and go home.

Catch you all later (maybe - if I don't just go and collapse on my bed...)
Angus May 2005

Welcome, my 200th Friend..... :D

Well I am feeling a bit more chirpy this evening. Despite working for twelve hours, having a mile headache and still having some work that I've brought home that I may leave until tomorrow morning if I wake early enough.

Why? Because I just hit 200 Friends this evening! Of course one of you will now go and unfriend me taking my ego back down below the 200 mark :p

Anyway, welcome aboard to my latest victims, er friends, who've joined me here in the last few days....

lareinemisere - real life friend and better half to one of my bestest mates
suewilson - One of the fantastic Team 8 Crew
and number 200 - maxbantleman - another of the SLA faithful!

Hopefully you won't end up despairing about the drivel that I post. Believe me, I can spout drivel with the best of them! :p
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