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The rain comes down in Bolivia

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 - 00:38

April 22 - Torrential rainfall sparks flash flooding in Bolivia's eastern city of Santa Cruz, leaving motorists stranded and turning city streets into raging rivers. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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The rain is coming down in Bolivia. Flash floods sweep through Santa Cruz following heavy rains. Streets have become rivers. Residents blame clogged drains. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) UNIDENTIFIED FLOOD VICTIM, SAYING: "The local government did some work here, filled the ground. This has ruined the area. The water has nowhere to go because the sewers are full of earth. I'm tired of complaining. They don't listen to me." Bolivia has been hard-hit by heavy flooding this year. At least 59 have been killed and hundreds of thousands impacted by devastating floods.

The rain comes down in Bolivia

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 - 00:38

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