On his birthday, the President of Bolivia Evo Morales visited my site of 1600 people in San Antonio de Lomerio. He flew in by helicopter and had lunch with a lot of the townspeople. It was a very joyous occasion.
Press and media; Peace Corps Directors; Kennedy, John F.;
Full text of the March 4, 1961 White House press release announcing the appointment of Sargent Shriver as first Director of the Peace Corps. Also provides brief biographies of early Peace Corps staff members.
Flag-waving, music, marching and declamations are mandatory for any official event in Bolivia. Often, as in the case of this event, the inauguration of the new teachers' living quarters in the town of Comanche, all the school kids participate....