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October 11, 1999 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They call him the Indiana Jones of the Chapare. Godofredo Reinicke has intervened in confrontations between anti-drug commandos and coca farmers, sped to a hospital trying to revive a baby fatally overcome by tear gas and performed an impromptu autopsy on a casualty of police bullets in front of an angry crowd. Reinicke, an anesthesiologist turned human rights investigator, helps bring justice to the jungle. The Chapare jungle is the center of Bolivia's U.S.-sponsored war on cocaine.
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October 11, 1999 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They call him the Indiana Jones of the Chapare. Godofredo Reinicke has intervened in confrontations between anti-drug commandos and coca farmers, sped to a hospital trying to revive a baby fatally overcome by tear gas and performed an impromptu autopsy on a casualty of police bullets in front of an angry crowd. Reinicke, an anesthesiologist turned human rights investigator, helps bring justice to the jungle. The Chapare jungle is the center of Bolivia's U.S.-sponsored war on cocaine.
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June 30, 2002 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In this town on the edge of Lake Titicaca, presidential candidate Felipe Quispe, an Aymara Indian, talks openly of starting a war against the government. Fifty miles away, on the outskirts of La Paz, the capital, thousands of peasants are marching to demand that Bolivia's Constitution be thrown out and rewritten.
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August 11, 2002 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Before he almost won Bolivia's presidential election, Evo Morales came to town to throw rocks at the police. Fearlessness has won him the support of this country's poorest peasants, who love him because he dodges army bullets and dances through clouds of tear gas. But legions of city dwellers have come to admire the stone-throwing congressman too.
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