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· November, 2007

Stories about Bolivia from November, 2007

Bolivia: Sensationalist Media

Joaquin Cuevas of El Inofensivo Chico Larva [es] contributes a cartoon showing his thoughts on the sensationalist nature of the media following the controversial photos showing the ex-Minister of Water...

Bolivia: Tactics Used

Miguel Buitrago of MABB wonders whether the tactics used by President Evo Morales in Bolivia will pay off or whether it will produce undesirable results.

Bolivia: Writing For Indymedia

Mario Duran of Palabras Libres [es] writes about a correspondence exchange with member of Indymedia Bolivia regarding articles that Duran contributed that may not be in agreement with the positions...

Bolivia: Conflicts in Sucre Over New Constitution

In the city of Sucre, confrontations between citizens and police claimed the lives of four Bolivians. Delegates from the governing party decided on the text of a new constitution without...

Bolivia: Goodbye to Oscar Sanchez

Alberto Medrano of El Alto Noticias [es] says farewell to Bolivian football player Oscar Sanchez, who recently passed away due to liver cancer.

Bolivia: Tension in Sucre Remains

Based in Sucre, Bolivia, Ciudad de Patas [es] continues the updates from various local sources. In addition to reports that citizens have taken control of the local airport and departmental...

Bolivia: About the Latest in Sucre

Ciudad de Patas [es] is an up-to-date blog about the recent developments in Sucre, Bolivia, including news of unconfirmed and confirmed deaths as a result of clashes with the police....

Brazil: Bogota is the next to host the Campus Party

Guilherme Felitti [pt] reports that after the first international edition of Campus Party in São Paulo- Brazil this February, the event will be hosted in Bogota, Colombia from 16 through...

Bolivia: Hard to Find Addresses in El Alto

Cristina Quisbert of Bolivia Indigena [es] explains how street addresses are nearly impossible to find because of the way street names and house addresses follow no recognizable pattern and that...

Bolivia: Libraries for El Alto's Youth

After public backlash against bars in El Alto, which was accused of corrupting the city's youth, Vilma Colque of Cultura en Bibliotecas [es] proposes that culture in the form of...

Bolivia: Unfinished Road Projects in El Alto

Dora Romero of Las Ideas Son Primero [es] writes about road projects that are left unfinished in El Alto, Bolivia. This criticism is directed at the mayor because it causes...

Bolivia: Celebrating Todos Santos

Todos Santos is an important holiday in Bolivia, and is based largely on the feast of All Saints Day. For many it is a family and community affair, as it...

Bolivia: Effects of the Inflation Rate

Miguel Centellas of Pronto* takes a look at the worrisome inflation rate in Bolivia, which has affected the lower middle classes and small business owners the most.

Bolivia: Worrisome Inflation Rate

Carlos Gustavo Machicado of Guccio's breaks down and worries about the high inflation rate in Bolivia.

Bolivia: Heavy Rains in El Alto

Cristina Quisbert of Bolivia Indigena [ES] writes about some of the sights and sounds overheard during heavy rainfall in the city of El Alto.

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