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· December, 2007

Stories about Bolivia from December, 2007

New Bloggers Use Poetry to Describe Their Communities, Feelings, Friends

The new bloggers of Rising Voices outreach projects in Colombia, Bolivia, and Bangladesh are more than just up-and-coming citizen journalists. They have also discovered the power of prose to reveal...

Bolivia: Polls Related to the Constitution

Miguel Centellas of Pronto* provides the latest polls in Bolivia, including approval rates for the president and prefects, as well as others related to the new Constitution.

Bolivia: Interview With Pedro Montes

Mario Duran of Palabras Libres [es] interviews Pedro Montes, Executive Secretary of the Bolivian Worker's Union. Montes has enclosed himself inside the union's headquarters in protest of the government's lack...

Bolivia: Just Say Yes to the New Constitution

Like the political crisis in Bolivia, blogs have also taken a break for the Christmas and New Year holidays. After the new year has passed, debate regarding the new Constitution...

Bolivia: Christmas as a Child

Ruben Hilari of Lenguas y Comunicacion [es] recalls his childhood at Christmastime and the current scenes of children asking for coins.

The First Six Months of Rising Voices

As we all get ready to enter 2008, Rising Voices celebrates its first six months of existence. It is time to step back, reflect on where we've come and think...

Bolivia: Commercial Activity at Christmas

Alberto Medrano of El Alto Noticias [es] writes about holiday traditions and commercial activity in El Alto, Bolivia.

Bolivia: Two Regions, Two Documents

December 15 marked a pivotal day in Bolivia, when two regions celebrated their newly created documents. In La Paz, members of the ruling party formally presented a controversial Constitution. On...

Bolivia: Analyzing the New Constitution

Boli-Nica recommends the latest piece by Fernando Molina in Pulso Magazine about the new approved Bolivian Constitution.

Brazil: Respecting Bolivian immigrants

Sakamoto [pt] takes the International Migrants Day commemorations in São Paulo to write a long post reflecting on the situation of the many South American migrants, most of them Bolivians,...

Bolivia: San José Champions

Hugo Miranda of Angel Caido [es] celebrates the victory of his hometown San José from Oruro, who captured their first Bolivian football title in twelve years.

Bolivia: Live From Oruro

Mario Duran of Palabras Libres [es] is in Oruro, the site where the Constituent Assembly was moved. He posts pictures of MAS supporters.

Interview with Cristina Quisbert of Voces Bolivianas

Voces Bolivianas, a citizen media outreach project supported by Rising Voices, has trained 23 participants how to blog, post digital photos, and even shoot video. One of the most consistent...

Bolivia: Morales’ Popularity Falls

Miguel Centellas of Pronto* cites the latest opinion polls that reveal Bolivian President Evo Morales’ popularity has dropped 10 points.

Bolivia: Immigrant Community Stages March in Buenos Aires

Barrio Flores shot video footage of members of the Bolivian community, who marched in Buenos Aires in support of the government of Evo Morales.

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