Bolivia’s President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the government palace in La Paz, Bolivia, on Monday, Feb. 29. Morales talked about Grabriela Zapata, his former lover who was working as a high-ranking executive at a Chinese firm and who was arrested Feb. 26. She has been part of a probe into alleged influence trafficking involving hundreds of millions of dollars in government contracts.
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the government palace in La Paz, Bolivia, on Monday, Feb. 29. Morales talked about Grabriela Zapata, his former lover who was working as a high-ranking executive at a Chinese firm and who was arrested Feb. 26. She has been part of a probe into alleged influence trafficking involving hundreds of millions of dollars in government contracts. Juan Karita AP
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the government palace in La Paz, Bolivia, on Monday, Feb. 29. Morales talked about Grabriela Zapata, his former lover who was working as a high-ranking executive at a Chinese firm and who was arrested Feb. 26. She has been part of a probe into alleged influence trafficking involving hundreds of millions of dollars in government contracts. Juan Karita AP

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Andres Oppenheimer

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Andres Oppenheimer is a syndicated columnist, and anchor of the TV Show "Oppenheimer Presenta." He is a member of the Miami Herald team that won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize.