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· March, 2007

Stories about Bolivia from March, 2007

Bolivia: Bolivian Television's Watchdog

Blogs in Bolivia have yet to achieve the level of being a primary source of information to compete with other forms of communication. Television continues to dominate the manner in...

Bolivia: Constitutional Proposal by Podemos

Miguel Buitrago has a useful summary of a proposed new constitution by the Podemos political party.

Bolivia: Taking the Coca out of Coca-Cola and Onto the Seal

Photo created by Andres Pucci and depicts a sample seal should it only contain symbols important to specific regions of Bolivia. Some weeks ago, some Bolivian bloggers became increasingly concerned...

Bolivia, Haiti: Debate Over “Blue Helmets”

Federico Fuentes of Bolivia Rising translates an article by Pablo Stefanoni about a debate over the presence and conduct of Bolivian UN troops in Haiti and the Congo.

Bolivia: Constitutent Assembly in Cobija

Bolivia's Constituent Assembly is traveling around the country to collect the opinions of everyday citizens on how the constitution should be re-written. As Miguel Buitrago explains, they were in for...

Bolivia Cochabamba Post-Rainfall

Every cloud has a silver lining. Or, in this case, a rainbow. Following Bolivia's devastating floods, Eduardo Avila posts a photo of a rainbow arching over Cochabamba's attractive skyline.

Bolivia: Who's to Blame for the Rains?

Blame it on El Niño or blame it on the West. Either way, much of the eastern part of Bolivia found itself drastically affected by heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding...

Venezuela, Bolivia: Summit of Presidents and Social Movement

As many leftist Latin American commentators insist that Bush's visit to Latin America is meant to impede regional integration, Evo Morales and Hugo Chavez are organizing the “First Summit of...

Bolivia: Profiles of Cochabamba Women

Commemorating International Women's Day in Bolivia, Leny Olivera guest-posts on Blog from Bolivia to profile three Cochabamba women: Maura—mother, wife, cook, business-woman; Sara—wife, mother, vendor; and Alicia—mother, drink vendor.

Bolivia: Profiles of Cochabamba Women

Commemorating International Women's Day in Bolivia, Leny Olivera guest-posts on Blog from Bolivia to profile three Cochabamba women: Maura—mother, wife, cook, business-woman; Sara—wife, mother, vendor; and Alicia—mother, drink vendor.

Bolivia: Constituent Assembly Debates

Miguel Buitrago continues his coverage of the Bolivian Constituent Assembly with a summary of some of the topics being debated.

Bolivia: Exporting Coca, Not Cocaine

Drug War Chronicles and Bloggings by Boz both look at efforts by President Evo Morales to export coca-derived products despite U.S. claims that coca cultivation will lead to an increase...

Bolivia: How the Constituent Assembly Works

“Now that the Constituent Assembly is on track again, it becomes important to know who is working on what issues,” writes Miguel Buitrago who goes on to explain in detail...

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