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· August, 2006

Stories about Bolivia from August, 2006

Bolivia: in the Tube and on the Tube

Having already presented the Bolivian presence on YouTube, Miguel Buitrago now describes the transmission of Bolivian television online: “The whole package is supposed to cost US$ 9.95, and is mainly...

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

Mundo Al Revés’ three hosts: Sebastian Molina, Carolina Bessolo, and Sergio Mier (Photo courtesy: M.A.R.) Blogs have taken off in the eastern city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia due to no...

Bolivia: Petrol and YouTube

Jim Shultz announces the gas and oil brief from the Democracy Center while Miguel Buitrago takes a look at Bolivia's presence on YouTube.

Bolivia: “Chicha and Internet Gardens”

Ben Dangl survives the most dangerous road in the world to publish this update on his time in Cochabamba.

Venezuela, Bolivia: Books and Oil

Katy of Caracas Chronicles translates an article by Bolivian author, Juan Claudio Lechín about “Bolivarian double standards” at a Bolivian Book Fair.

Boliiva: Film: Lo Más Bonito y Mis Mejores Años

Eduardo Ávila heads to the Latin American film festival in Cochabamba to watchLo Más Bonito y Mis Mejores Años: “By far, this is the best Bolivian movie that I have...

Bolivia: Windows and Google in Quechua

According to Choloblog (ES) the Windows operating system will be known as “T’uqu”, pressing “Kichana” will open a window and “Wuiskana” will close it. “KAH-lyah-ree”, meanwhile, is the phonetic pronunciation...

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

Emigration from Bolivia, especially to Western European countries, continues to be a topic of discussion in the Bolivian blogosphere. Two Bolivians, who currently reside in Europe, are dismayed over tighter...

Bolivia: Crazy for Blogs

Sebastian Molina, who has been the driving force behind a weblog evangelization project called “Loc@s por los blogs” points readers to an article in El Deber with the same title.

Bolivia: First Impressions

Eduardo Ávila pens his first impressions after returning to Cochabamba: “It appears that on every block in the city center, a new apartment building is on its way up. For...

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

Blogs can remind us about the plight of others. Since many Bolivian bloggers write from various locations around the world, they can also capture the experience of other Bolivians, who...

Bolivia: Bloomberg and Bolivian Gas

Jim Shultz admits that every journalist and blogger makes a mistake from time to time, but the reporting by Bloomberg News, according to Shultz, creates “a false public image that...

Bolivia: The Wonders of Google Earth

Miguel Buitrago is amazed by the “The Wonders of Google Earth” and its potential in Bolivia: “I got another message from a reader (Sergio) who located the compound of Manfred...

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

Bolivia celebrated her Independence Day on August 6th complete with the usual fanfare and outward displays of civic pride. Many Bolivians marked this 181st birthday with family and friends, while...

Bolivia: “Happy Birthday Bolivia!”

Jim Shultz notes the myriad ways in which Bolivia is celebrating its 181st year of independence. Miguel Buitrago has a thorough summary of stories on the inauguration of the 255...

Bolivia: Goni Documentary

Miguel Centallas reviews Our Brand Is Crisis, “a documentary about the 2002 presidential campaign of Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada (aka Goni).”

Bolivia: A Conversation With René Antonio Mayorga

Miguel Buitrago transcribes his conversation with political scientist, René Antonio Mayorga.

Bolivia: Demanding Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada's Return to Bolivia

Jim Shultz asks his readers from the United States to sign a letter demanding former president, Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada's return to Bolivia, where he could be tried for abuse...

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