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Word quiz of the day

This chart shows the GDP growth of Peru compared to that of Bolivia in the first six months of 2009. And I’m not making these numbers up either, they’re the official figures.

So, take a wild guess as to why Peru is lauded as the region’s economic miracle and Bolivia’s growth is ignored? And while you’re at it, remember that at the beginning of 2009 the IMF forecast full year growth for Peru at 5% and Bolivia at 2%.

And now today’s quiz: Rearrange the following words into a correct sentence:

tend to be, journalists, South America, analysts, and, financial, hypocritical, English language, lying bastards, a bunch of, reporting on

UPDATE: Otto yet again notes from the contents of his inbox that Peruvians really, really don’t like the idea of playing second fiddle to Bolivians. Well dudes, you’re gonna have to live with it.

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