Articles by Monte Reel

Bolivia's Turf Wars Isolate Immigrants

  • 21 June 06
  • The Washington Post
Choei Yara sleeps in a boxy room in the back of his roadside dry goods store, and the lump under his thin pillow is a loaded .45-caliber pistol. It is intended for a specific emergency: an attack so sudden that he'd be unable to reach the pump-action shotgun that leans against a bare concrete wall, two meters away.