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· February, 2006

Stories about Bolivia from February, 2006

Venezuela, Bolivia: Latin American Conferences in US

Ben Dangl invites readers in Vermont to attend the “Winds of Change in the Americas” conference on Sunday, March 5th while Venezuelan, Miguel Octavio informs his readers of a talk...

Bolivia: Support for Morales, but not Courts

Eduardo Ávila links to a survey which says that 79% of Bolivians approve of new president, Evo Morales so far. Meanwhile, Miguel Buitrago points to the large distrust of the...

Bolivia: U.S. Revokes Politician's Visa

Boz, Eduardo Ávila, and Adam Isacson all disapprove of the United States revoking the visa of Bolivian peasant leader and Morales ally, Leonida Zurita.

Bolivia: The “Sound Mobile”

Eduardo Ávila has posted a video of his friend, Miguel campaigning in Quechua via a giant speaker attached to the roof of his car in the outskirts of Cochabamba. Ávila...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este post también está disponible en español. The spotlight still remains on the actions of this new government. Some Bolivian bloggers express their interactions with members of the new team....

Bolivia: Visiting Chapare's Coca Farmers

As the Bush administration rethinks its policy towards Bolivia's coca farmers, Ben Dangl describes his recent visit to Eterazama in the coca-producing region of Chapare. He visits a market where...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Want proof that the Bolivian blogosphere is a steadily growing community? In a recent email to the Bolivian blog listserv, Sebastian Molina, one of the masterminds behind the Mundo Al...

Bolivia: Road Blockades in Altiplano

Ben Dangl describes his nine-hour bus ride from La Paz to Cochabamba where he encountered a road blockade in the mountainous town of Alitplano that inspired conversation with a fellow...

Bolivia: Troubled Airline and U.S. Relations

Eduardo Ávila has two posts on the current troubles for the airline, Lloyd Aereo Boliviano (LAB). Jim Shultz tries to decipher Washington's mixed signals towards Bolivia and then calls a...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español en Blogs de Bolivia A commenter on the most recent Spanish translation of the Global Voices summary of Bolivian blog questioned, “Aren’t there...

Latin America: New Polls

Boz has two posts summing up the latest polls throughout Latin America while Eduardo Avila looks at a new poll in Bolivia which finds overwhelming support for President Evo Morales’...

Bolivia: Morales with Jorge Ramos and George Bush

Fausta's Blog links to a video of Bolivian president, Evo Morales becoming visibly agitated by Univision anchorman, Jorge Ramos’ prodding about his thoughts on Fidel Castro. He also translates a...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Few knew quite what to expect during President Evo Morales’ first week in office. After the worldwide attention of the inauguration had settled, proposed policy decisions would draw the attention...

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