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· March, 2009

Stories about Bolivia from March, 2009

Bolivia: Black List for Expulsion from El Alto

The Regional Worker´s Organization in El Alto, Bolivia announced plans to release “black list” of those people and institutions that should be expelled from the city. Mario Duán of Palabras...

Bolivia: The Grape Harvest Fair

Juan Angel Tapia of El Miroscopio [es] visits La Vendimia in the Calamuchita region of Tarija, Bolivia. This fair celebrates the important grape harvest used in the wine industry famous...

Water: One Take International Video Contest

“Is access to clean, safe water for drinking a basic human right? Why? or Why not?”. That is the question One Take is asking for you to answer in your...

Bolivia: US Cooperation on Control of Narcotics

Miguel Buitrago of MABB takes a look at the 2009 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, and which the Bolivian government is complaining about the stance taken by the United States...

Bolivia: Foreign Tourists Visiting San Pedro Prison

Foreign tourists had been visiting the inside of the San Pedro prison [es] in La Paz, Bolivia until an investigation put a stop to the unusual attraction writes Willy Jordan.

Bolivia: Day of the Sea Remembrance

“One of the first things they teach you in school is that we lost the ocean on March 23, 1879. Well they don't they say we lost it, but they...

Argentina: Xenophobia in the Football Stands

Rivalries in Argentine football can become quite heated. The battles on the field often spill over into the stands, as club supporters clash with one another. It is not always...

Bolivia: Documentary About Emigrants

Miguel Esquirol of El Forastero [es] reviews the new documentary “One More Day” about Bolivian emigrants who have left their country in search for greener pastures.

Bolivia: Another US Diplomat Expelled from Country

The Second Secretary of the US Embassy in Bolivia has been expelled by the government of Evo Morales. Willy Jordan writes that this is not the first time that relations...

Americas: Celebrating Women's Day

Bloggers from across Latin America also commemorated International Women's Day with posts about the day which is celebrated every March 8 throughout the world. Some also took the opportunity to...

Bolivia: Health Official Demonstrates Lack of Knowledge About HIV/AIDS

The blogger at A Pesar de Ser Abogado [es] writes about the the fired public health official in Sucre, Bolivia, who demonstrated his lack of knowledge about HIV and AIDS...

Bolivia: Finding New Leaders

Erika Pinto of Alkolica [es] asks, “why is it so hard to find new leaders in Bolivia?” and analyzes some of the potential opposition candidates who may run in the...

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