Stories about Bolivia from August, 2008
August 31 is BlogDay around the world, which is an event where bloggers recommend 5 blogs to be discovered by others. The Latin American team from Global Voices Online is participating by collectively recommending 5 blogs from across the region.
The 2008 version of the national bloggers conference called “Bloguivianos [es]” will be held in La Paz and El Alto, Bolivia on August 29 and 30.
The blogger Idolo from Yapacani, a province in the department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia writes that “there is no stike here [es]” and that the majority of his town did not join the strike called by the president of the civic commitee in support of civic leaders of the departmental...
Cristina Quisbert blogs from the 13th International Book Fair being held in La Paz, Bolivia [es]. She notes that the Vice-President Alvaro Garcia Linera hopes that the ability to buy books is not the privilege of just a few.
Mario Durán writes about his day covering the Recall Referendum in El Alto, Bolivia [es] for his citizen's newspaper Al Minuto where he took photos in 3 voting places, “I moved around on foot, bicycle, automobile, tricycle, what an odyssey.”
Hugo Miranda provides examples of how the prices have risen for the foods [es] that he normally eats while living in La Paz, Bolivia.