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· September, 2007

Stories about Bolivia from September, 2007

Bolivia: Photo ID Requested for Ahmadinejad Arrival

El Alto blogger Mario Duran of Palabras Libres [ES] was repeatedly asked for identification by government officials when trying to take pictures of the arrival of Iranian president Ahmadinejad near...

Bolivia: Evo Morales on the Daily Show

President Evo Morales of Bolivia became only the 2nd sitting president to appear on the Daily Show, a popular comedy show that focuses on current events. During his visit to...

Bolivia: Evo on the Daily Show

Bolivian blogs Pronto*, Barrio Flores and Blogs de Bolivia [ES] are anticipating the appearance of Bolivian President Evo Morales on the popular U.S. program the Daily Show.

World Reaction to the UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights

In every society in which they find themselves, the world's 370 million indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable and marginalized. After over 22 years of negotiations and consultations, the...

Bolivia: The Importance of a Gathering

Bloggers from across Bolivia met one another for the first time, on September 1, when the first gathering of "Bloguivianos" took place in the city of Santa Cruz. Bolivia is...

Bolivia: Ties With Iran

FREE-K-SEE [ES] is leery at the announcement that Bolivia will establish ties with Iran. “Why do we need to establish diplomatic ties with a country with which we do not...

Bolivia: Five Year Blog Anniversary

Bolivian blogger Miguel Centellas celebrates five years of blogging over the course of two blogs Ciao! and Pronto*.

Bolivia: The Problem with Telecentros

There have been criticisms of the “Telecentros,” which are internet centers created by the government. Hugo Miranda of Angel Caido [ES] analyzes some of the problems and advantages of these...

Bolivia: Criticism of the Unión Juvenil Cruceñista

El Pais de las Maravillas [ES] criticizes the Unión Juvenil Cruceñista for their behavior in the streets of Santa Cruz and shows a picture of members of the UJC in...

Bolivia: Government Minister Questions US Aid

The Minister of the Presidency, Juan Ramón Quintana publicly questioned the nature of aid provided by the United States. In addition, the accusations portray some of the non-governmental organizations and...

Bolivia: Gathering of Bloguivianos

On September 1, Bolivian bloggers from across the country and some from abroad will gather in Santa Cruz for the first annual gathering of “Bloguivianos” This gathering will provide the...

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