BOLIVIA: Executed

“I aminnocent!” The words came from a young man, his back against awall. A moment later eight rifles spat fire and lead. The young manfell forward, dead. He was 28-year-old Alfredo Jauregui who, a weekbefore, had drawn a black ballot† that meant death for the murder in1917 of General Jose Manuel Pando, onetime President of Bolivia.

†Since, according to Bolivian law, only one person can beexecuted for a murder, a lottery was held to decide which of four convicted prisoners should die for the crime.

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