Meanwhile, Evo continues on his plan to fatten up his country's coffers by nationalizing energy infrastructure. Let's be clear that this isn't a bare-faced expropriation, though. The deal was announced a month ago and since that time the two sides have been negotiating. On announcing the deal, evo accused the company of trying to cut a sneaky backdoor deal with the regional gov'ts involved (the Eastern block that are against his gov't), but will still pay U$48 a share to the consortium for its pipeline.
On the subject on Alan and food, he's giving it the Marie Antoinette treatment again. Last year he told his minions to stop eating pasta and eat more potatoes. This time his regal mandate is "let them eat fish", as the complaints of high prices for chicken roll in." Ridiculous, of course. Separating a Peruvian from his 1/4 pollo c/papas, or his arroz c/pollo is like banning the sale of hamburgers in the states.