Surreal sight of Sebastian Coe in Santa Cruz on television and in the papers today, explaining how the Olympic games would benefit London’s economy. Something I am sure Bolivians care about deeply.

I have some friends in London involved in a campaign against the London bid because of the damage it will do to the environment and the processes that are being followed that work against promises of regeneration and job-creation. The same financial investment could be much better spent. Visit their site to find out more at