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· April, 2008

Stories about Bolivia from April, 2008

Bolivia: May 4th Referendum

Miguel Centellas of Pronto* provides an overview of the May 4th Referendum to be held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Bolivia: Opposition to the Government

The collective blog Bolivia Changes takes a look at some of characteristics of the opposition in the country.

Bolivia: Public Transport in Santa Cruz

Public transport in Santa Cruz is a big problem, as noted by Professor Miriam Vidal. Bus fare has risen to 33% recently, and many schoolchildren are bypassed by drivers because...

Bolivia: Reflections on Autonomy Referendum

On May 4, a Referendum whether or not to implement a controversial autonomy statute will take place in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Miguel Centellas of Pronto* provides his reflections on the...

Bolivia: Anniversary of Cultural Center Sartañani

The Cultural Center of Sartañani announces the history and events for the anniversary of its founding in 1983 in the city of Oruro, Bolivia.

Bolivia: Homeless Children in El Alto

Santos Huanca of El Poder de la Palabra [es] writes about the plight of some mistreated and homeless children in the city of El Alto, Bolivia.

Video on Flickr: An apple of dischord

Seventeen hours after its creation, the Flickr group "NO VIDEO ON FLICKR!!!" already has more than 5475 members and 670 items. What is even more amazing is that another group,...

Bolivia: Poor Service by Hipermaxi

Andrés Pucci [es] and Renzo Colanzi [es] have started an online campaign against poor service by the supermarket Hipermaxi in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Colanzi writes that the supermarket has begun...

Bolivia: How Some Postal Workers Add to Pay

The Bolivian post office is striking and asking for an increase in wages, but the blogger A.L.K.O.L.I.C.A [es] writes about other ways that some postal workers have added to their...

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