No Robar, Me Colgaron

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“Don’t steal. They hanged me.”

In a city where the police are often accused of being ineffective at best, and corrupt at worst, effigies like this warn would be thieves what awaits them. Most of these can be found in the poorer slums of El Alto, where graffiti also threatens that criminals will be burnt to death. This photo, however, was snapped near the cementerio area of La Paz.

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