Socialist leader Evo Morales has been officially inaugurated as the president of South America's poorest nation. The first indigenous leader of this nation since the colonial era, his party, the Movement Toward Socialism, is advancing the leftward political trend in Latin America. President Morales, center, is seen being blessed by Aymara priests during a ceremony at Tiwanaku, a pre-Inca archaeological site located 37 miles west of the capital La Paz on January 21, 2006.
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