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9/12/2014 by mdc
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2014/09/11/a-nuclear-bolivia-why-not/
Dr. Conca reports that the renaissance in nuclear power is in full swing around the world, just not so much in the West. Last month, Bolivian Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera declared his country will go nuclear as part of a platform for Bolivia technological development for the next 400 to 500 years. In a speech closing the 7th International Congress on Oil and Gas in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Linera stated that humanity can, and must, master this sacred fire. This may shock Americans, who have trouble pointing to Bolivia on a map, but the country President, Evo Morales, had already announced Bolivian plans to go nuclear last year, and is establishing a nuclear advisory council to implement this technological future.

The push to expand nuclear energy around the world is coming from a league of nations that form something called the BRICS coalition of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. News on BRICS does not get much attention in the United States, but it does everywhere else - via the BBC.

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