Bolivia: El Alto, city of rural migrants whose crops failed when the climate changed

Guardian: Poor El Alto is the satellite city of rich La Paz, overlooking the capital of Bolivia from up in the altiplano. In 1952 it was little more than a village; in 1960 it had fewer than 30,000 people; now it has exploded into a metropolis with up to 1 million or more living in the rarified, 4,100m (13,000ft) air. It's remarkable because this is one of the few cities in the world where the poor live physically above the rich, and where the vast majority are indigenous – from just one of the country's many......

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