Stories about Bolivia
What happens when a region’s “media ecosystem” is less diverse than the populations that inhabit it? Rising Voices explored that question about the coverage of climate change in the Gran Chaco region in Bolivia.
Moving through the world as a blind woman is not the same as it was before the pandemic, from touching objects, to finding your way, to obtaining essential coronavirus information.
To combat isolation and discrimination, the women interviewed joined forces with other people with disabilities, activists, and associations to join together in solidarity and make change.
A Bolivian radio project made education accessible to children stuck in their homes, without books, notebooks, information, or internet connection.
See these 10 stories on Black and Indigenous identity, concern for the environment, and representation online.
Listen to the songs played in Mexico, Cuba, El Salvador, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru and Brazil.
The certification process allows a community that was valued before colonization to be revalued in order to be self-sustainable and for the reproduction of the life systems.
In the face of the environmental and humanitarian catastrophe, indigenous women like Germinda Casupá take on the defense of their territory.
La Pesada Subversiva hopes to "invade" online spaces with content about anti-patriarchal demands from the voices of the protagonists themselves.
"The majority of the indigenous people believe that El Mallku—Felipe Quispe—transcended his life by fighting for his people."
For many, destroying statues is another way to demolish, symbolically, the ideas of oppression, slavery and colonialism.
“All of us Latin Americans have to come together to fight imperialism."
"In this struggle for life, which dates back to our ancestor's memory, we will continue to demand the fulfillment of our rights."
"The independence of these countries where we Aymara live did not mean the liberation of the Aymara, but a change of 'master'."
The president went on costly helicopter rides to 'bless' cities during the pandemic, with passengers that included priests, evangelical pastors and legislators who brought along holy water and religious statues.
Bolivian ministries, news media and students advocate the healing properties of plants
Long excluded from the festival, woman and non-binary people have now claimed their place.
Morales was allegedly the kingmaker behind the candidacy of Luis Arce, the former Minister of Economy who will represent MAS in the upcoming presidential elections.
Not many know who Eva Copa is, but she is the new president of the Bolivian Senate. She has been a key figure in moving the country forward following protests.
Not sure where to start to learn more about the current crisis in Bolivia? Here are some suggestions for individuals and media outlets to follow.
Yolanda Mamani, a feminist chola who started fighting for her rights as a child domestic worker, now take her talkative style to her radio show, blog and YouTube channel.