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· December, 2006

Stories about Bolivia from December, 2006

Bolivia: Politics Falls Apart, Christmas Comes Together

This week's Bolivian blog summary was written by a guest collaborator, Miguel Buitrago, a Bolivian currently pursuing his Ph.D in political science in Hamburg, Germany. His Bolivian blog is called...

Bolivia, Argentina, Chile: A Ride for the Climate

David of Ride for Climate is nearing the end of his transcontinental bike ride journals his peddling from La Paz through the Atacama desert and into Northern Argentina.

Bolivia: “Sliding down a slippery slope”

Both Miguel Centellas and Jim Shultz document and analyze the increasing tension between pro-autonomy protesters, government supporters, and the military.

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

Dailymotion blogged video In spite of the worsening political crisis plaguing the country, life often rumbles along as usual in Bolivia. For many, Sunday afternoons are spent in stadiums, where...

Bolivia: Summit of the South American Community

Miguel Buitrago at the closing of Cochabamba's big international event: “The II Summit of the South American Community is over and here is the balance. In few words, it can...

Bolivia: EU to Demand Visas

Jorge Gobbi, commenting on news that the EU will soon formally demand every bolivian citizen that enters this region to previously obtain a visa, writes, “Eventually, only those with the...

Bolivia: Summit of the South American Community of Nations

Guest-blogger Gretchen Gordon on today's beginning of the Summit of the South American Community of Nations and the parallel 2nd Summit for a People’s Integration in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Bolivia, Chile: Poll Numbers

Boz measures content and discontent across the continent with his weekly Friday poll numbers.

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

Tension continues in Bolivia. Civic strikes as signs of protest took place late last week in several departments. Bolivian bloggers continue to state their displeasure over the state of affairs....

Bolivia: A Teleton for Bolivia

Noting the importance of Teleton in uniting Chile, Carlos Gustavo Machicado Salas argues that divided Bolivia is in need of its own Teleton [ES].

Bolivia: Land Redistribution

On Tuesday night, writes Nick Buxton, “the Bolivian Government completely unexpectedly passed an amended land reform bill that aims to redistribute up to a fifth of the country, land that...

Bolivia: Confronting Tear Gas

“Minding my own business at a corner internet cafe along a main avenue in Cochabama, I noticed a commotion originating from the city’s main plaza, one block away. Dozens of...

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