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Boxcar racing part of Bolivian family’s tradition

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 30, 2019 15:58

Boxcar racing part of Bolivian family’s tradition

Hundreds of children and parents who are still young at heart took to the streets of La Paz for a bout of box cart racing. Normally associated with suburban life in the United States, this Bolivian version of box cart racing has become a regular fixture for local families in La Paz since 1950. In fact, for one Bolivian family it has become a tradition with three generations of the Paz Arias family building and racing carts over the past 20 years. The Paz Arias family had three box carts in Sunday’s race and the model piloted by Stephanie Mamani Paz came in second place. La Paz’ version of go-kart racing does have added difficulties.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 30, 2019 15:58