Santa Cruz, Bolivia - Republic of
FUNERAL FOR FORMER BOLIVIAN PRESIDENT HUGO BANZER SUAREZ.
The flag-draped coffin of former Bolivian President, Hugo Banzer
Suarez, is carried into the center of his hometown, Santa Cruz, towards
the cemetery where he will be buried, May 6, 2002. Banzer, who began
his political career as military dictator in the 1970's and ended it as
president elected in a second-round runoff by Congress in 1997, died of
cancer at the age of 75 on May 5, 2002. REUTERS/David Mercado