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· January, 2010

Stories about Bolivia from January, 2010

Haiti: Bloggers’ Reactions to Regional Interventions

For more than two weeks, the governance of Haiti after the earthquake has been seriously questioned by Haitian bloggers. They are now discussing the reactions in the neighboring countries and...

Bolivia: Ex-Beauty Queen Named Candidate for Governor of Beni

Bolivian President Evo Morales named ex-Miss Bolivia Jessica Jordan as the MAS candidate for governor in the Department of Beni, which has traditionally been controlled by the opposition.

Bolivia: Bicentennial Mural in La Paz

Blogsasa [es] writes about the unveiling of a mural in La Paz, Bolivia to commemorate the city's bicentennial. There are pictures of the mural that includes 187 historical figures represented,...

Bolivia: International Poetry Festival in La Paz and Oruro

The International Poetry Festival is scheduled for February 8-13, 2010 in the Bolivian cities of La Paz and Oruro, writes Claudia Michel of Estante Boliviano [es].

Bolivia: The Life of a Taxi Driver in El Alto

Blogger Wilfredo Jordán takes a closer look at the life of a taxi driver in El Alto, Bolivia. In addition to the long working conditions for little pay, they often...

Bolivia: Mining Industry Growth in 2009

Despite the global economic crisis, Bolivia experienced a 13% growth in the mining sector in 2009 writes Mario Durán of Palabras Libres [es].

Bolivia: Coca Colla Energy Drink Made from Coca Leaves

Renzo Colanzi of Mientras Estás Aquí [es] finds it humorous that the Bolivian government plans to manufacture the drink Coca Colla Energy made from the coca leaf.

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