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· October, 2007

Stories about Bolivia from October, 2007

Bolivia: Voces Bolivianas Summary

Hugo Miranda of the project Voces Bolivianas summarizes the latest blog entries [ES] by the participants.

Bolivia: Violence in Santa Cruz

Andrés Pucci [ES] criticizes individuals from Santa Cruz that participated in violent acts of vandalism during protests regarding hydrocarbon taxes.

Bolivia: Columnist Uses Blog to Draft Cyber-Proposal With Readers

The Bolivian government announced a drastic change in providing retirement benefits to elderly Bolivians under a plan called “Renta Dignidad”. These funds replace the annual “Bonosol”, and will come directly...

Voces Bolivianas: Two Mile High Citizen Media (Part I)

One of five Rising Voices outreach award winners, Voces Bolivianas is a participatory citizen’s media project that promotes the use of online media to allow Bolivians especially from underrepresented groups...

Bolivia: Bars Burning

Mario Duran of Palabras Libres [ES] provides firsthand photos of bars and nightclubs in El Alto, Bolivia that were burned by neighbors, who accused the establishments of selling alcohol to...

Americas: The Kick Off for World Cup Qualifiers

The road to the World Cup South Africa 2010 began this past weekend in South America. The Global Voices Latin American team joined forces to bring you reactions from across...

Bolivia: Modes of Transport in El Alto

Cristina Quisbert of Bolivia Indigena [ES] writes about different modes of transportation in the city of El Alto.

Bolivia: The Plane Carrying Morales for Visit to the U.S.

Martin P. Gutierrez of Vitrina de la Realidad Boliviana [ES] discusses the details behind the claims of mistreatment when President Evo Morales arrived in the United States in a Venezuelan...

Catching Up with Rising Voices Outreach Projects

Since we last visited the Rising Voices outreach award winners, much progress has been made, including the introduction of the world's first weblog in the Andean indigenous language of Aymara....

Bolivia: Visit by Iranian President to La Paz

Fresh off of a controversial visit to New York City, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in the Bolivian capital of La Paz, where he signed several agreements of cooperation with...

Bolivia: Morales Speech at Cooper Union

President Evo Morales of Bolivia recently spoke at Cooper Union in New York City. Beautiful Horizons’ Randy Paul was in the audience and shares his thoughts on the talk.

Bolivia: Four Year Blogging Anniversary

Miguel Buitrago celebrates four years of blogging at MABBlog about Bolivia and Bolivian politics.

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