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Afro Bolivians are Bolivians of African ancestry

Most, if not all, were brought as slaves to work for European colonizers.  African slaves may even have been a part of Francisco Pizzaro’s expeditions in Upper and Lower Peru.  They originated in different areas of Africa, including Congo, Angola, Senegal, Mozambique, Ivory Coast, and Ghana, and in most cases were brought to Upper Peru from Lima or Buenos Aires, cities that did a lively trade with slave merchants. Afro-Bolivians have always had a
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