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· April, 2007

Stories about Bolivia from April, 2007

Bolivia: Screening of “Cocalero” in the Chapare

Much of the world's interest in Bolivia has to do with the first indigenous president, Evo Morales. He got his start as a union leader with the coca growers in...

Getting to Know Global Voices’ Latin America Team

Some of the very best weblogs from around Latin America hardly ever receive mention on Global Voices. That's because their authors are also contributors here and spend most of their...

Bolivia: Restrictions on the Import of Used Clothing

Beginning on April 21, the Bolivian government placed restrictions on the import of used clothing. After an agreement was reached with this sector, the deadline soon passed much to the...

Bolivia: Interview With El Alto Blogger Mario Duran

The city of El Alto is not known for blogging. For starters, internet access is scarce and expensive, while citizens seem to have different priorities. Many who do have internet...

Bolivia: Exodus Interrupted

The exodus from Bolivia recently sped up due to a looming deadline set by the European Union. Beginning on April 1, Bolivians wanting to enter Europe must now secure a...

Bolivia: Joan Baez and Mimi Farina

Professor Zero, in her search for Peruvian cuecas, discovers a YouTube video of Joan Baez and sister Mimi Farina singing a Bolivian hymn written by Apolinar Camacho at a performance...

Bolivia: “Tears and Fraud as the Door to Spain Closes”

Estimates are that as many as 200,000 Bolivians have migrated to Spain in the last three years … The lines at the passport office here in Cochabamba have been so...

Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia: 100 best novels written in Spanish in the past 25 years

With CNN and the BBC no longer readily available in Buenos Aires, perhaps it's time to get acquainted with what the Colombian magazine Semana calls the “100 best novels written...

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