They used tear gas against the demonstrators. Several leaders were arrested. The President, Evo Morales, has promised a rrendum about the work. The Bolivian police disbanded this Sunday with tear-gas the March of indigenous protesters in the Amazon against the construction of a road and stopped at several of its leaders, reported private media and the State. Agents attacked the camp where more than one thousand of Indians, near the Amazon town of Yucumo, were a day once a group of native women retained for more than one hour to the Foreign Minister, David Choquehuanca. According to a State channel, Indians were forced by police onto buses that went to a nearby village. The media point out that agents reacted that way once asked for several indigenous armed with arrows that they back the place that blocked for several days to halt the advance of the demonstrators, who today met 41 days.
Dialogue intervention police occurred hours after the Bolivian President, Evo Morales, to announce a rrendum in the departments of Cochabamba and Beni on the construction of the road linking those regions, and after inviting indigenous leaders to engage in dialogue in La Paz. According to radio Erbol, one of the detainees is the President of the territory Indigena Parque Nacional Isiboro Secure (Tipnis), Fernando Vargas, who Sunday announced the decision to Ethne Amazonian continue the March, although one time to lower the tension in the area. Indians are oponena road, funded by Brazil, is built by the Middle tipnis alleging that the nature reserve will be depredada and invaded by producers of coca, the plant used to make cocaine. Source of the news: the Bolivian police dissolves the indigenous March against a highway in the Amazon