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· June, 2006

Stories about Bolivia from June, 2006

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español en el sitio Blogs de Bolivia Another election in Bolivia is only four days away. A dearth of information characterizes this election of...

T&T, Venezuela, Bolivia: Emails between friends

Trinidad-based blogger Jeremy Taylor reproduces an e-mail exchange — real or fictional? — taking place between himself and a former US embassy operative friend. The topics at hand: Hugo Chávez,...

Bolivia: Lack of Information Regarding Assembly Candidates

Briegel Busch blames the current administration for the lack of information (ES) regarding candidates running for the new constituent assembly.

Bolivia: Andean New Year

Jim Shultz wishes his readers a descriptive, “happy Andean New Year.”

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Watching a World Cup in person can be such a memorable experience. Even if one’s country is not one of the two competitors, it can still prove to be awe-inspiring....

Bolivia: A De-dolarizing Rumor

Alvaro Ruiz-Navajas publishes a rumor he received via email that Bolivian President “Evo [Morales] will de-dolarize the Bolivian economy and turn all deposits held in American dollars (USD) to Bolivian...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Bolivian bloggers are beginning to take full advantage of the different multimedia tools at their disposal. Jonathan Olguin recently opened a Youtube account and has begun to upload various news...

Bolivia: The Constituent Assembly and the World Cup

Jim Shultz tries to explain the waning interest in Bolivia's soon-to-be-formed Constituent Assembly. In a comment, Miguel Centallas responds “Why is the campaign lackluster? Um, you do realize the World...

Cuba: Super Doctors

Medicina Cubana questions the figures (ES) being quoted by the Cuban ambassador to Bolivia regarding the number of patients seen by the team of 590 Cuban doctors who arrived in...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

The concept of sovereignty was a fundamental pillar during the Movimiento Al Socialismo’s (MAS) victorious campaign in last year’s elections. Claims of interference by foreign governments, most notably by the...

Bolivia: Is Morales Delivering?

MABB asks readers “is Morales Delivering?” Buitrago is convinced that he is: first with the nationalization of hydrocarbons and now land reform.

Bolivia: “A US Official’s Advice to Bolivian Graduates”

Jim Shultz relates the advice of a US embassy official to Bolivian high school graduates.

Latin America: Poll Numbers

This week's Friday poll numbers by Boz might be the most in-depth yet.

Bolivia: Evo and America

Both Jim Shultz and Boli-Nica are doubtful of Evo Morales’ most recent claim that the US is trying to assassinate him, or as Shultz puts it: “I also doubt Pat...

Bolivia, Chile, Venezuela: Surplus Investment

In a rare English-language post, Guccio reveals his theory on Venezuela's foreign investment of surplus oil revenue. Noting that Chile invested its copper revenue surplus in foreign banks, he suggests,...

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