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· March, 2008

Stories about Bolivia from March, 2008

Bolivia: Easter Week in Santiago de Huata

Ruben Lipe of Rubensistem [es] writes about how the Bolivian Altiplano town of Santiago de Huata celebrates Easter, including a football tournament. He writes that it is surprising to see...

Bolivia: Air Quality in Santa Cruz

During the periods of slash and burn landclearings in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, the air quality in that city lowered to the levels of some of the world's most contaminated cities...

Bolivia: James Bond Visits Bolivian Territory in Chile

In the next James Bond film, the main character visits several real-life Chilean towns, but in the movie are said to be part of Bolivian territory causing some complaints. With...

Bolivia: Maradona on the Pitch

Diego Maradona was in Bolivia for a football match to raise funds for the flood victims, as well as to protest the veto of games played at a certain altitude....

Bolivia: Anniversary of Plan 3000

Pedro Velasquez of Litoraleño [es] celebrates the anniversary of the Plan 3000 neighborhood in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Bolivia: The Anniversary of El Alto

Mónica Ticona [es] and Santos Huanca [es] pay tribute to their city of El Alto, Bolivia, which recently celebrates its anniversary.

Bolivia: Bars or Schools?

“More Chicherias or More Schools?” asks Pedro Velasquez from Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Chicherias are places that serve a fermented corn drink around Bolivia and is often linked to violence and...

Bolivia: Inflation Leading to Unrest

Miguel Buitrago of MABB notes that inflation is becoming a primary concern of Bolivians across the nation leading to marches against the rise of prices for household items.

Bolivia: Twittbo Twitter Community

The Bolivian community of Twitter users is growing slowly, but it received a big boost with the creation of the page TwittBo, which hopes to provide a little more publicity...

Bolivia: Nintendo Phone Error

Hugo Miranda points out a major error in the newspaper La Prensa. In an article about celular phones, the newspaper published a photo of a “Bolivian” talking on a cell...

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