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· June, 2008

Stories about Bolivia from June, 2008

Bolivia: The Unveiling of Bolivia OS

Hugo Miranda saw firsthand the unveiling of Bolivia OS, the open software operating system and features ABI Word in the indigenous languages Quechua and Aymara.

Bolivia: Autonomy Referendum in Tarija

Miguel Centellas and Miguel Buitrago both write about the recent autonomy referendum in Tarija, Bolivia, which passed with approximately 80% in support.

Bolivia: Launch of Adriana Gil's Political Party

Sebastian Molina of Plan B [es] writes about the launch of a new political party by Adriana Gil called Democratic Force. The 26 year-old Gil was once an ally of...

Bolivia: Energy Saving Light Bulbs Does Not Address Larger Issues

Mario Durán of Palabras Libres [es] writes about the Bolivian government's energy plan, which includes distribution of energy-saving light bulbs. Durán writes that the government chooses to give “aspirins” and...

Bolivia: Protests in Front of Election Officials’ Home

Kevin Ayllón of Travieso [es] writes about the protests taking place in front of his house. Kevin's mother is an election official in the city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia and...

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