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· March, 2006

Stories about Bolivia from March, 2006

Bolovia: Airport Protest Photographs

Indymedia Bolivia has lots of interesting photographs and comments (ES) from Cochabamba's Jorge Wilstermann airport, where airline employees are protesting.

Bolivia: “Battle at the Cochabamba Airport”

Eduardo Ávila is covering a developing story at Jorge Wilstermann airport in Cochabamba, where workers of the airline Lloyd Aereo Boliviano are demanding that the indebted airline be nationalized. Writing...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Terrorist bombings just don’t happen in Bolivia. That is why all sorts of speculation surfaced when two explosions ripped through two budget hotels in the capital city of La Paz....

From Charango to Sea Controversy

Wikipedia Map Chile and Bolivia have different controversies issues. Last week it was the origin of Charango, a musical instrument that can be found through Central and South America. Bolivian...

Bolivia: Unfettered Coastal Access

On the recent anniversary of the War of the Pacific Jim Schultz sees little chance of Chile granting Bolivia sovereign coastline, but does see an alternative solution.

The Charango Controversy

This article was written by Miguel Esquirol and originally appeared in the Bolivian blog community site Blogs de Bolivia. The original Spanish version can be found here (ES). Lately, many...

Bolivia: Terrorism?

Miguel Bitrago writes about last night's explosions in La Paz, which are being called “terrorist attacks”. Eduardo Ávila, with the help of Jonathan Olguin has done some investigating on the...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español. At the World Water Forum, Bolivia took a position that water should be guaranteed as a fundamental human right. Along with three other...

Bolivia: One Night in Cochabamba and Carnival in La Paz

Jim Shultz hands over Blog from Bolivia to guest author Christina Haglund who describes a night out in Cochabamba. The post has generated a lot of critical comments regarding Haglund's...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Fresh off some historic accomplishments such as the approval of two important laws in Congress, the convocation of the Constituent Assembly and another to finalize the Referendum for Autonomy, Bolivia...

Bolivia, Peru, Colombia: Coca

A small Andean plant which was once used to flavor Coca-Cola, continues to make waves across the Western Hemisphere. Niko Kyriakou, writing from Caracas, describes the cultural and legal differences...

Bolivia: Podcast on Morales’ Inauguration

Latino Movement USA Director Juan Jose Gutierrez recently gave a talk in Los Angeles, California about his experience at Bolivian President Evo Morales’ inauguration. In this podcast you can hear...

Bolivia: “Will Bolivia Kiss the IMF Goodbye?”

Jim Shultz speculates on the probability that Bolivia will not renew its often-criticized lending agreement with the International Monetary Fund. A commenter on Miguel Buitrago's weblog links to the full...

Bolivia: International Women's Day

Melissa Draper guest-blogs at Blog from Bolivia with her thoughts on International Women's Day in Bolivia and what level of participation women have achieved in the new Movement Towards Socialism...

¡Feliz Día de la Mujer!

You certainly don't need to speak Spanish to feel the raised hairs on your neck as you watch this moving video, edited by Argentine blogger Malearg, which recounts the progress...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

This article was written by Rolando Lopez from Rocko Weblog. This article originally appeared in the Bolivian blog community site Blogs de Bolivia. The original Spanish version can be found...

Bolivia: Consensus on Constituent Assembly Reached

Boli-Nica emphasizes the push for autonomy by the region of Santa Cruz as Evo Morales pushes through a Constituent Assembly. A consensus on the Assembly was indeed reached and Eduardo...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español. This photo of a Carnaval dancer receiving assistance in putting on his outfit was taken by Marcelo Montecino. See his other in this...

Bolivia: or Kollasuyu?

Miguel Centallas brings up one senator's suggestion that Bolivia be renamed to “Tawantinsuyo” or “Kollasuyo”. Jim Shultz poetically describes his love for Cochabamba.

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