Bolivia: Clashes erupt as students face off with police in La Paz

Clashes erupted between police and protesters when teachers and students at the Public University of El Alto took to the streets of La Paz on Tuesday, demanding an increased budget for the institution. As protesters chanted «Strength to comrades, the struggle is hard but we'll overcome it» and set up blockades on the main roads of the city, police in riot-gear responded by firing tear gas and... Еще allegedly also rubber bullets. Three people were reportedly injured during the confrontation, namely two students and a teacher. Demonstrations began after Public University of El Alto's Head of Administration Edwin Cuba announced that the university had no enough resources to continue the institute's operations, meaning that the university is at risk of closure.

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