Note — Nov 29, 2020

Bolivia’s New Vice President David Choquehuanca Called the Brotherhood to Unity

Seen in → No.152

Source → resilience.org/stories/2020-11-17/bolivias-...

Beautiful speech by the new Bolivian VP, mixing indigenous peoples’ history, beliefs, and cultures with present challenges, the potential for collaboration, unity, respect, and a renewed emphasis on the common good.

It requires that we be free and balanced individuals to build harmonious relationships with others and with our environment, it is urgent that we be able to maintain balance for ourselves and for the community. […]

We will return to our Qhapak Ñan, the noble path of integration, the path of truth, the path of brotherhood, the path of unity, the path of respect for our authorities, our sisters, the path of respect for fire, the path of respect for the rain, the path of respect for our mountains, the path of respect for our rivers, the path of respect for our mother earth, the path of respect for the sovereignty of our peoples. […]

Now no more abuse of power. Power has to be to help. Power has to circulate. Like the economy, power has to be redistributed. It has to circulate. It has to flow, just as blood flows within our body. Now no more impunity, justice brothers.