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In this June 27, 2017 photo, Dr. Milenkha Chavez gives a routine check-up to 21-day-old Abraham Dilan, who was delivered at home by a midwife, as his mother Mariana Limachi stands by at the Franz Tamayo Health Center in El Alto, Bolivia. A midwife training program officially began in 2013 after Bolivia passed a law recognizing traditional indigenous medicine, including midwifery. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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In this June 6, 2017 photo, midwife Ana Choque uses a spring balance to weigh newborn Abraham Dilan after delivering him at his parents' home in El Alto, Bolivia. The government is tapping into the strong cultural bond between Bolivia's indigenous women and midwives, and is incorporating them into the health system as it strives to lower Bolivia's maternal mortality, the highest in South America and among the highest in the Western Hemisphere. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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In this June 6, 2017 photo, midwife Ana Choque delivers Mariana Limachi's first child as Limachi's husband Wilder Chambi holds her hand and forehead in El Alto, Bolivia. When a doctor told Limachi she needed a C-section because the umbilical cord was wrapped around her 8-month fetus, she turned for help to a highly respected figure among Bolivia's indigenous women: the midwife. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Mexico forward Erick Torres, left, watches his shot, next to Bolivia defenseman Ronald Raldes during the first half of an international friendly soccer game in Commerce City, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

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Argentina's Matias Caruzzo, left, Ever Vanegas, center, and Mateo Musacchio leave the field at the end of a 2018 Russia World Cup qualifying soccer match against Bolivia, at the Hernando Siles stadium in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Bolivia won 2-0. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2016 file photo, Bolivia's President Evo Morales sings his national anthem at a signing ceremony for the expansion of a road that connects the capital with the nearby city of El Alto, in La Paz, Bolivia. Bolivia’s government says Morales went to Cuba on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 for emergency treatment of a persistent throat problem following “major complications.” (AP Photo/Juan Karita, File)

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In this photo taken Feb. 9, 2017, Silvia Camarillo holds a poster from a meeting she attended in Bolivia in her office at St. Jude's Catholic Church in Ceres, Calif. Camarillo attended the World Meeting of Popular Movements in Bolivia and will be at the upcoming four-day meeting the Vatican is co-hosting in Modesto where clergy and grassroots activists are expected to strategize ways to resist White House policies targeting immigrants, refugees and religious minorities. (Joan Barnett Lee/The Modesto Bee via AP)

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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2009 file photo, Bolivia's President Evo Morales waves a Bolivian flag during a rally in support of the proposed new constitution in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Morales inaugurated a $7 million museum on Feb. 2, 2017 in his native village of Orinoca, coined the Museum of the Democratic and Cultural Revolution. Bolivia’s political opposition has dubbed it the "Evo Museum." (AP Photo/Dado Galdieri, File)

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Bolivia's soccer players warm up during a practice session in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. Bolivia will face Brazil in a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Natal, on Thursday. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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Pope Francis is presented with a gift of a crucifix carved into a wooden hammer and sickle, the Communist symbol uniting labor and peasants, by Bolivian President Evo Morales in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP) ** FILE **

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Shafts of sunlight filter though clouds onto the mountains in Coroico, Bolivia, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, where nuns of the Order of Saint Clare amass hostias in preparation for the July visit of Pope Francis. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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Miss Universe contestants Patricija Belousova of Lithuania, center, Abena Appiah of Ghana, left, and Claudia Tavel of Bolivia, right, participate in a Zumba Class for the contestants, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 in Doral, Fla. The Miss Universe pageant will be held Jan. 25, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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Dancers representing Bolivia perform along Constitution Avenue as part of the 43rd Annual FIESTA DC Parade of Nations on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Khalid Naji-Allah/ Special to The Washington Times.

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Dancers representing Bolivia perform along Constitution Avenue as part of the 43rd Annual FIESTA DC Parade of Nations on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Khalid Naji-Allah/ Special to The Washington Times.

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Spain's Fernando Torres, left, celebrates after scoring against Bolivia as Bolivia's goalkeeper Roquel Quinonez reacts during their friendly soccer match in Seville, on Friday, May 30. 2014. (AP Photo/Miguel Angel Morenatti)