· September, 2006

Stories about Bolivia from September, 2006

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

  28 September 2006

Este artículo también está disponible en español en el sitio Blogs de Bolivia Whispers of a possible civil war worried some Bolivian bloggers. A report completed by the government of Argentina estimated a 56% chance that Bolivia might fall into a civil war, with an estimated one million refugees crossing...

Bolivia: Recommended Reading

  26 September 2006

Recommended reading/listening from the two Miguels. Miguel Centallas links to analysis of the Evo-Alvaro split while Miguel Buitrago says of a Democracy Now interview with Morales: “Personally, I think in the interview there is a lot of what we already know. However, as it happens often in interviews, Morales reveals...

Bolivia: Patrimony and Common Good

  22 September 2006

Nick Buxton reflects on the meaning of “patrimony” and “common good” in his introduction to Bolivian anti-globalization social movement leader Oscar Olivera.

Bolivia: At the UN

  21 September 2006

Eduardo Ávila gives some historical context to Bolivian President Evo Morales’ address to the General Assembly in New York. Meanwhile, Miguel Buitrago has a recent big media roundup and Jim Shultz takes a look at “Bolivia's Political Revolution – Nine Months On.”

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

20 September 2006

While President Evo Morales is away participating in various international settings, developments back in Bolivia continue down the road of uncertainty and unpredictability. After attending the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Havana, Cuba, Morales took the podium at the United Nations General Assembly. Much of his content focused on the controversial...

Translating Claroline into Quechua, Aymara, and Guaraní

  19 September 2006

Editor's Note: It has already been mentioned several times on Global Voices that the world's first Quechua, Guaraní, or Aymara native speaker to blog has yet to arrive. There are several obvious reasons including lack of broadband penetration into the Andes, high cost of internet access, and the absence of...

Bolivia: The Point of View

  14 September 2006

Patricia Vargas had abandoned her project El Punto de Vista (ES) which collects submitted photographs of the views from Bolivian's bedrooms, until she found out it was featured in one of the country's national papers (ES).

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

13 September 2006

Este artículo también está disponible en español en el sitio Blogs de Bolivia A large part of Bolivia remained at a standstill last Friday, when four of the country’s nine departments called for a strike. A major point of contention was that the Consitutent Assembly, which is given the task...

Bolivia: TV and Protests

  12 September 2006

Both Ben and Eduardo Ávila begin their descriptions of La Paz and the current state of Bolivia with meditations on the programming of local TV. Jim Shultz offers his opinions on the four-department general strike by political opponents of Evo Morales’ MAS government and Miguel Buitrago has the latest on...

Bolivia: On the Brink?

  8 September 2006

Miguel Buitrago wonders where is the rule of law and Miguel Centallas asks if Bolivia is “on the brink” of collapse. Meanwhile, inspired by Harper's Magazine Jim Shultz serves up the his own Bolivia Index: “Number of comments accusing The Democracy Center of being either: communists; stupid; getting rich in...

Latin America: Poll Numbers

  8 September 2006

It's Friday … time to leave the office at 3 and time for Boz's weekly poll numbers. Here's a good look ahead at upcoming elections in Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.

Cuba, Bolivia: The ballet tours; Evo visits

  7 September 2006

Luis M. Garcia reports that the Cuban National Ballet is receiving mixed reviews on its tour of Europe and notes that a visit to Cuba by Evo Morales has been reported on Cuban television.

BlogDay 2006 in Latin America

  5 September 2006

On August 31 bloggers around the world tried to make the planet a tad smaller, a wee bit more familiar, by introducing five new blogs to their readers. Here is a look at how some Latin American bloggers chose to celebrate the day. Let's start in Mexico where Ricardo Carréon,...

Bolivia: MIR & MBL Political Parties Out

  1 September 2006

Miguel Centallas gives more background information on the decision by the National Electoral Court to rescind legal status of several national & regional parties.

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