Lifstyle Winning Against Life?
Posted by edro on April 22, 2008
Morales: Life first and cars second
Bolivian President Evo Morales criticized “some South American presidents” for supporting the use of biofuels, which he blamed for high food prices and global hunger.
Morales said he disagreed with “some South American presidents who were talking about biofuels but did not understand what they were talking about.”
“This is very serious,” he said. “Cars come first, not human beings. But, for us, how important is life and how important are cars? So I say life first and cars second.”
In his U.N. speech, Morales called on the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to develop policies to curb the use of biofuels “in order to avoid hunger and misery among our people.”