· July, 2006

Stories about Bolivia from July, 2006

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

26 July 2006

Bolivian Vice-President Alvaro Garcia Linera traveled north to the United States with a delegation of businessmen and members of Congressmen, both from the ruling party and the opposition. The main objective of this trip was to speak with their U.S. counterparts regarding an extension of the Andean Trade Promotion and...

Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador: Indian Interest

  20 July 2006

Massimiliano Cali is surprised to read that, shortly after the nationalization of the natural gas sector, “the Bolivian government is set to approve a US$ 2.3bn bid by two Indian companies to extract of one of the world's largest untapped iron ore deposits.” Meanwhile, Boz notes that India also began...

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

19 July 2006

Este artículo también está disponible en español en el sitio Blogs de Bolivia Commemorations and anniversaries were on the minds of a handful of Bolivian blogger this week. Twenty-six years ago on July 17th, politician and writer Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz (ES) was kidnapped and murdered by the dictatorship government...

Bolivia: “Pink Floyd at the US Embassy”

18 July 2006

Pink Floyd's “I Wish You Were Here” at the US Embassy in La Paz and an homage to Che Guevara requested by wealthy bankers: Ben Dangl's latest dispatch from Bolivia is description by juxtaposition.

Bolivia: Blog Evangelism

14 July 2006

This is a translation of post originally written in Spanish at Blogs de Bolivia. As a result of the successful Second Meeting of Bloggers and Mundo al Reves Users held last Saturday, July 8th in Santa Cruz with a record attendance of 26 people, (mostly bloggers and blog readers), the...

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

12 July 2006

According to the National Electoral Court, the ballot count for the July 2 election and referendum was the quickest in history. The composition of the Constituent Assembly has now been finalized and Miguel Centellas of Ciao! helps analyze some of the results and thinks that Samuel Doria Medina’s Unidad Nacional...

Bolivia: Final Election Tally

  10 July 2006

Miguel Centallas writes that the official numbers from Bolivia's Sunday elections are now available. Morir antes que esclavos vivir says the narrow voting on the autonomy referendum reveals a divided country.

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

  7 July 2006

Este artículo también está disponible en español en el sitio Blogs de Bolivia Unofficial results from last Sunday’s election in Bolivia provide a glimpse at how the Constituent Assembly and calls for departmental autonomy may shape up for the rest of the year. Bolivians took to the polls to elect...

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