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Bolivian miners protest with dynamite

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A Bolivian mine worker with a stick of dynamite on his helmet attends a protest rally in La Paz, Bolivia April 6. Thousands of Bolivian miners marched through La Paz on Wednesday to protest against President Evo Morales' government because they believe that a ten percent rise in their wages is insufficient.

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A Bolivian mine worker throws sticks of dynamite during a protest rally in La Paz.

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Bolivian mine workers cover their ears from the noise from dynamite explosions during a protest rally in La Paz.

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An ice cream cart is seen during a protest rally in La Paz.

 

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A miner hurls a stone at a riot police van during a protest called by Bolivia's Workers Central (COB) in demand of a salary rise superior to the 10 percent announced by the government of Bolivian President Evo Morales for the Armed Forces,