Rioting broke away in Cochabamaba, Bolivia’s 3rd city that is largest (pop.800,000) when prices finally reached 200%.

Rioting broke away in Cochabamaba, Bolivia’s 3rd city that is largest (pop.800,000) when prices finally reached 200%.Despite martial legislation and also the Army opening fire on thousands (1 killed, 1000s wounded), demonstrators protested for months with basic strikes, street rallies, and a online campaign against Bechtel. Finally in April 2000, the federal government canceled the agreement. Bechtel sued for $50,000,000…