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Fruitful working visit of the Vice President of Bolivia to Mexico

Mexico City, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Vice President Jilata David Choquehuanca made a fruitful visit to Mexico, during which he met with Foreign Minister Alicia Bárcena, to strengthen ties of friendship.

The vice president of the highland country presented his book Geopolitics of Living Well, and defended his worldview focused on the balance of the human being with his planet.

Choquehuanca, also president of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, promoted knowledge of the worldviews of the native peoples of Mexico and Bolivia.

As part of the strengthening of parliamentary diplomacy, the leader met with the president of the Foreign Relations Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Senator Beatriz Paredes, as well as with deputies from the Mexico-Bolivia Friendship Group, indicated this Sunday the Foreign Ministry in an official note of the visit.

In Mexico City, he also held a meeting with senior officials from the Economic Culture Fund and the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples.

The Secretary of Foreign Relations, Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, received him to discuss the prospects for strengthening the bilateral relationship with emphasis on attention to indigenous peoples, the promotion of cultural ties, and the international paradigm shift in the treatment of the narcotics.

Subsequently, in the same Foreign Ministry, the launch event in Mexico of the book entitled “Geapolitics of Living Well”, authored by the vice president and presented by Marco Barrera, took place. Bassols, coordinator of the International Linkage of the Fund for Economic Culture also participated.

At the event, Foreign Minister Bárcena highlighted that the vision proposed by Geapolitics, in terms of a paradigm shift to see the world differently, coincides with the thinking of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

For his part, Vice President Choquehuanca pointed out that the era known as the Anthropocene, based on colonialism, has pushed the planet to the limit, so it is time to turn towards a worldview that has life at the center, in balance with the nature and with respect for the knowledge of the native peoples.

Later, also at the headquarters of the secretariat, Foreign Minister Bárcena and the Secretary of Culture, Alejandra Frausto, met with the Bolivian official to discuss cooperation in cultural matters.

The visitor visited the state of Oaxaca, where he met with Governor Salomón Jara Cruz and with indigenous communities.