Stories about Bolivia
“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.
For the first time, a digital security app is available in Aymara thanks to Bolivian language activists
"For us, language is our identity. If we lose our language, we lose our traditions, our culture, our stories, our ancestral knowledge -- we lose everything."
Bolivia's 37 official languages makes the country cultural and linguistically diverse. However, that diversity is not always seen on the internet.
"Migration triggers a variety of reactions in both the person that emigrates and in his or her family members."
"The University [...] exists thanks to the struggle of our grandparents"
For the first time, Aymara speakers will be able to enjoy in their native tongue Saint-Exupéry's book "The Little Prince", the story of a pilot and a mysterious boy.
"Keeping the memory of the tragedy is a tool to fight for the future. We do not forget."
A Facebook executive is arrested in Brazil, Bolivia’s President says he wants to regulate social networks, and China shuts down 580 social media accounts for “misleading the public”.
"None of this is new. But this time, it shows the power of social media, and that now we are able to impact a campaign with the truth."
People around the world were affected by extreme weather events in 2015, the hottest year on record ever.
“This El Niño and human-induced climate change may interact and modify each other in ways which we have never before experienced. El Niño is turning up the heat even further.”