Riots in Sucre 2007 – “marchas”

When I was staying in Sucre (Bolivia) in 2007, there were quite some unrest.

I took this video at the main place of Sucre, shortly afterwards a firecracker landed next to us. My ear went *beeeeep* immediately and hearing was hindered for a few days. We were quite lucky though, since the use of firecrackers and other stuff was quite common. Also the people are wearing masks in case the police uses tear gas.

Bolivian Police Sucre 2007

Bolivian Police Sucre 2007


28th August 2007, Sucre (Bolivia).
The aim of this demonstration is to move the capital of Bolivia from La Paz to Sucre. Right now, Sucre is “just” is the constitutional capital of Bolivia, whereas La Paz is the administrative capital.

Here are some of the best shots I took of the demonstrations (“marchas”).

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