If Bolivia is so rich, why is it so poor?
At a low point in his fortunes, the Liberator sent an emissary to recruit troops in London. Philip Ziegler describes how their achievements were of various importance, but the flame of Simón Bolivar’s British Legion lives on.
George Woodcock describes how the destruction of the Inca economy brought untold suffering to their former subjects; and there were many Indian revolts, brutally crushed by the Spaniard, during the course of the next two centuries.
Meriel Larken takes the helm of the Yavari, a Victorian ship plying the highest navigable lake in the world.
Russell Chamberlin looks at the renaissance of Bolivia's Jesuit mission