Stories about Bolivia from August, 2009
Miguel Buitrago of MABB [es] runs down the strategy of Evo Morales’ MAS party in the upcoming general elections.
Cristina Quisbert takes a look back at her participation at the BlogHer Conference in Chicago, as a representative from Bolivia.
Bolivians recently celebrated the Feast of St. Roch, the patron saint of dogs. On this day, many people give extra attention to pets that have given them so much throughout the year.
Willy Jordan writes that the price for each square meter of a stand at the latest La Paz Book Fair [es] costs Bs. 600, approximately 85 USD, which makes it out of reach for some small publishers to participate.
In the upcoming December elections in Bolivia, Miguel Centrellas of Pronto* writes that the dozen opposition candidates will divide the vote when facing the incumbent President Evo Morales.
Renzo Colanzi of Mientras Estás Aquí [es] uncovers the real meaning of the “Bizz Awards,” which Bolivian companies like the airline Aerosur have been congratulations themselves for receiving. Colanzi finds out that companies can pay to register and receive the award.
Hugo Miranda of Angel Caido [es] writes about the arrival of free and software activist Richard Stallman to Bolivia and the activities planned during his visit.
Evo Morales' government claims that recent expulsions of Brazilians from its territory is focused on matters of sovereignty, but some Brazilian bloggers suggest it is to settle government supporters in their place.
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