Stories about Bolivia from September, 2010
They are often the oldest tricks in the book, yet people still continue to fall for them. In Bolivia, like other South American countries, a scam or attempt to con is often called “El Cuento del Tío” (The Story of the Uncle). Bolivian bloggers share their own story of being swindled.
In Citizen of La Paz, Luis Ramos writes [es] about his opinion on the anti-racism law. Journalists are concerned about the law and have criticized it as an attack on freedom of speech, to which Luis responds, “is it that hard to leave racial insults aside?”
Coinciding with the bicentennial celebration [es] of the city of Cochabamba, in 200 words Fadrique Iglesias writes [es] about his thoughts on freedom, development and what he hopes will happen in the next 200 years.
The Global Voices Latin America team of volunteer authors has grown over the past three years. During this transition and the presentation of a new Regional Editor, Silvia Viñas, let's take a look at the diverse community of committed bloggers from this region.