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· April, 2009

Stories about Bolivia from April, 2009

Hungary, Bolivia: Eduardo Rózsa-Flores

Hungarian Spectrum writes about Eduardo Rózsa-Flores and the alleged plot to kill Bolivia's president – here, here, and here. (An earlier GV post on Rózsa-Flores, by Eduardo Avila, is here.)

Bolivia: Popular Sayings in Aymara Language

Nancy Condori of El Chairo [es] provides examples of popular sayings in the Aymara language.

Bolivia: New Electoral Law for December

Miguel Buitrago of MABB provides an overview of the new electoral law that will guide the structure of the December general elections in December.

Bolivia: Piecing Together the Life of an Accused Terrorist

Bolivian police killed three foreign nationals in a Santa Cruz hotel. What is not entirely clear is the connection between the men, who national authorities say were a part of...

Bolivia: Raising Ticket Prices on Transportation During the Holidays

During Easter Week, drivers of public mini-buses to the Bolivian Altiplano raise ticket prices much to the helplessness of residents that have no other choice than to pay in order...

Bolivia: Community Wireless Network in El Alto

Mario Durán of Palabras Libres [es] unveils the free and community wireless internet connection in the Rio Seco neighborhood of El Alto, Bolivia.

Bolivia: Journalist Rojas Resigns Due to Threats

Andrés Rojas, the Bolivian journalist who was threatened with expulsion from working in the city of El Alto by the Regional Worker's Union for what they perceived to be negative...

The World According to Mom

What do blogging mothers around the world think are the five best things about being a mom? Global Voices has teamed up with Catherine Connors a.k.a. Her Bad Mother in...

Bolivia: The Anniversary of Chaguaya

The community of Chaguaya on the Bolivian Altiplano recently celebrated its anniversary. Cristina Quisbert of Bolivia Indigena [es] has photographs of the ceremony.

Bolivia: Unlikely and Historic 6-1 Win Over Argentina

With head coach Diego Maradona and his squad of superstars in La Paz to face Bolivia in a World Cup qualifying football match, it was expected to be another easy...

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