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· January, 2006

Stories about Bolivia from January, 2006

Caribbean: BlogHer's site launches

BlogHer's new “internationalized” site is now online, with Karen Walrond covering Latin America and the Caribbean.

Caribbean: The Taíno & Catholicism

Indigenous issues blog Voice of the Taino people links to an article entitled “Christianity, Capitalism, Corporations, and the Myth of Dominion”, noting that the “Roman” Catholic Church still has not...

Bolivia: “Washington Week in Review”

Democracy Center director, Jim Shultz spent last week in Washington D.C. where he spoke on U.S. – Bolivian relations after the inauguration of leftist president, Evo Morales. In his notes...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español en Blogs de Bolivia The unique festivities surrounding the inauguration of Bolivia’s new President attracted the interest of many bloggers. Starting on Saturday,...

Andean Countries: Digital Andean Library

Otto Boye y Arturo Durán introduce (ES) the Digital Andean Library (ES), which makes available to internet users various studies, books, and documents from the Andean countries of Bolivia, Colombia,...

Bolivia: Morales Takes Reins

Eduardo Avila, watching CNN en Español, was disappointed with Morales’ inaugural speech: “The historic and poignant moment was spoiled by the speech that had a stream of consciousness feel to...

Bolivia: PR Advice for Bechtel

Jim Shultz has some PR advice for Bechtel: admit that they made a mistake in their administration of Cochabamba's water supply.

Bolivia: The Media's Morales Recipe

Eduardo Ávila shares the secret recipe to any mainstream media article about Bolivia and Evo Morales. Miguel Buitrago lists some of the attendees at Morales’ inauguration including, of all people,...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español en Blogs de Bolivia Bolivia will not be participating in this year’s World Cup in Germany. In fact, they did not even come...

Bolivia: Morales Has Broad Support

Eduardo Avila links to a recent poll which found that “65% of the population approves of the President-elect,” noting that the poll was done in urban areas where support for...

Bolivia: Vice President-elect Garcia Linera Visits Democracy Center

Jim Shultz covers Garcia Linera's visit to the Democracy Center where he met with social movement leaders. According to Shultiz, the vice president-elect sees the Morales presidency as a new...

Mexico: Bolivia Versus Fox?

World News A La Mexicana takes a look at the hostility developing between Bolivia's president-elect, Evo Morales and Mexico's outgoing president, Vicente Fox.

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español en Blogs de Bolivia “Do it yourself! Now you don't have to wait until January 22! End the uncomfortable suspense created by the...

Bolivia: Impressions of Evo Morales

Both Miguel Centallas and Miguel Buitrago pen their thoughts on President-elect Evo Morales while The Latin Americanist takes a sample of what the international media have to say.

Blogging in Exile

The following article was originally written in Spanish by Sebastian Delmont, a Venezuelan native who now lives and blogs in New York City. It was published in the first (and...

Bolivia, Venezuela: “Where is Washington's Counter-Offer?”

Adam Isacson compares what the U.S. has offered Evo Morales in aid and assistance compared to the offer of Hugo Chavez's Venezuela and concludes that the United States is making...

Bolivia: Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada

Eduardo Ávila has two photos of posters demanding justice be brought against former president, Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada. Jim Shultz wants to know what is behind the New York Times’...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Now the dust has settled following the historic elections of December 18, the Bolivian blogsophere continues with reactions, concerns and hope. Bolivian bloggers are being asked to add thoughts and...

Bolivia: “Latin America's New Socialism”

Miguel Centellas and Jim Shultz joined economist, Jeffrey Sachs to discuss “Latin America’s New Socialism” on Radio Open Source. The show has amassed an impressive amount of comments from bloggers...

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