Bolivia unfurls 'world's biggest flag'

by International | 11-03-2018 | 814 views

Tens of thousands of Bolivians held a nearly 200-km long (124 miles) bright blue flag on Saturday in a show of support for their landlocked country's demand that it be given a sovereign access to the sea. The so-called "flag of maritime revindication" stretched like a long blue ribbon between the towns Oruro and Apacheta, on the outskirts of capital La Paz.Bolivia has been demanding access to the Pacific Ocean, which it lost to Chile during a war in the 19th Century.

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