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· May, 2007

Stories about Bolivia from May, 2007

Bolivia: A Country Unites Behind FIFA Ban on Stadiums at High Altitudes

Stadiums located at 2500 m above sea level are no longer able to host international football matches according to a recent FIFA ban. This move sent the Bolivian government into...

Bolivia: Residents of El Alto Fed Up With Bars

Residents of the city of El Alto took the streets and forcibly “closed” clandestine bars that were said to contribute to the rising delinquency of the city. Mario Duran, GV...

Bolivia: Troubles with the Constitutional Tribunal and a Bittersweet Mother's Day

Another varied week in the Bolivian blogosphere bring us news on the recent conflict involving the Constitutional Tribunal, the appearance of transvestites on the streets of Santa Cruz, a question...

Americas: Copa America Blog

For fans of the “beautiful game”, a new blog site dedicated to the biennual football tournament, the Copa America, will come as a welcome surprise. The Copa America 07 Blog...

Bolivia: Morales Takes on the Church

Miguel Buitrago of MABB wonders why the Catholic Church in Bolivia chose to criticize the Evo Morales administration when previously they had good relations. Martin Gutierrez of Vitrina de Realidad...

Bolivia: Internet Day

Hugo Miranda of Angel Caido [ES] lists some handy tips on those wanting to do more with their internet experience in honor of Internet Day. Blogs de Bolivia [ES] links...

Bolivia: The Road to a Visa

The Bolivian blogger at Where the Dreams Die chronicles the ups and downs of applying for a visa to enter the United States. After assembling all of the necessary paperwork...

Bolivia: Miguel and Miguel Finally Meet Up

Longtime Bolivian bloggers Miguel Centellas (*Pronto) and Miguel Buitrago (MABB) have been reading and commenting on one another's blogs for close to four years, and on a recent trip by...

Bolivia: The Work of the Constituent Assembly and Government Regulations

After nine months, the work of the Constituent Assembly, which has been charged with writing a new constitution remains stagnant. In addition, the government has began to place restrictions on...

Bolivia: Case of Cristian Urresti Closed

The blogger at Morir Antes Que Esclavos Vivir [ES] is bewildered that the case is closed in the investigation of the murder of Cristian Urresti, the 17-year old Cochabamba resident...

Americas: The Prospects of ALBA and Banco Sur

At Peru Politico [ES], Mariana Costa breaks down whether the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (or ALBA for its initials in Spanish) and the Banco Sur will be good for...

Bolivia: Cocalero Film

Sebastian Molina writes in Plan B [ES] that the new documentary Cocalero about President Evo Morales’ rise to the presidency “gives many insights to better understand the character and the...

Bolivia: Sidewalk Trouble for Wheelchairs

Josh Renaud wonders how people in wheelchairs can navigate the rough sidewalks and high curbsides in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. This is an observation during a visit with a friend during...

Bolivia: Constituent Assembly Update

Miguel Centellas, formerly of Ciao!, has started a new blog called Pronto*. In his most recent entry, the political scientist is encouraged by negotiations between the opposition and government party...

Bolivia: Interview with Filmmaker Jorge Sanjines

Javier Rodríguez reprints the entire unedited interview with famed Bolivian filmmaker Jorge Sanjinés in his blog Diseccionando a la Musa Perdida [ES]. Part of the interview was also published in...

Bolivia: Blogger Meet-up in La Paz

Crónicas Urbandinas [ES] recounts and posts pictures of the 4th Blogger Meet-up in the capital city of La Paz.

Bolivia: Nationalization Falls Short

One year ago, Bolivian President Evo Morales announced that the hydrocarbons natural resources would be nationalized. Martin P. Gutierrez of Vitrina de Realidad Boliviana [ES] writes that the events of...

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