Danish celebrity chef Claus Meyer owns two fine-dining establishments. The first is Noma in Copenhagen, No. 1 on San Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants list for three years running and recipient of two Michelin stars. The wine-paired tasting menu for two at the avant-garde eatery costs about $900.
Bolivian President Evo Morales has built his presidency on promises to defend people like Cecilia Moyovire from the excesses of global capitalism. Now, the Moxeno-Trinitario Indian and fellow protesters are threatening his plans to open up a region of the Amazon rain forest rich in energy, timber and other resources.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff replaced her foreign minister after a diplomat acknowledged helping an outspoken opponent of Bolivia’s president flee the country, where he’s wanted on corruption charges, following a 13-month standoff.
Bolivian President Evo Morales pledged to ban the use of dynamite in the capital after unrest between rival miner groups over a zinc and tin project seized from Glencore International Plc left one person dead this week.
On a recent trip to Bolivia, I traveled by helicopter with President Evo Morales to Santa Ana de Chipaya, a settlement almost 13,000 feet (3,960 meters) above sea level that is home to the last 3,800 speakers of the Chipaya language. There, we played soccer with members of the community, who then served us a lunch of lamb and quinoa, a grain-like crop that people in and around Chipaya have grown for thousands of years.