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The last king of America
Susana Giron http://www.cnpps.org 2013-03-22 14:12:54
The only existing monarchy in the entire American continent survives in full andes bolivianos. Don Julio Pinedo, King Afroboliviano, is a direct descendant of a former Congolese King, Bonifaz, come to America by error among the many slaves brought from Africa by the Spaniards in full colonial era. Crowned monarch of the community is recognized by the Bolivian Constitution and the United Nations. Those old haciendas and slavery coca fields today give home to 35,000 afrobolivianos in coexistence with the Aymara.They are descendants of those first black slaves, they respecte figure of their King while they struggle by continue to maintain their cultural identity.
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