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· June, 2011

Stories about Bolivia from June, 2011

Bolivia: Using Cellphone Cameras to Document Incidents

On June 28 Oscar Trujillo was hit by the driver of police colonel Guido Espinoza in La Paz. After Trujillo complained, the colonel got out of his car and assaulted...

Bolivia: The ‘Gran Poder’ Festival in Photos

Pablo Andrés Rivero writes [es] about the ‘Gran Poder‘ festival in La Paz. Pablo describes the music, dances and colorful clothing worn during the parades. He also links to his...

Latin America: ‘La Furgo-Nana’ On the Road For Children's Rights and Lullabies

A documentary, a ‘transmedia platform’ and a humanitarian project: in ‘La Furgo-Nana’ (“a Volkswagen Type II Bus from 1969″) Maria and Anton are driving through the Pan American highway from...

Bolivia: Traveling Through the Chaos

“The power is in the streets, the law is carried out with blockades, the state has almost lost authority, people do what they want and there is no order. Worse,...

Colombia: Robbery at Andean Parliament Headquarters

On June 7, members of the Andean Parliament were robbed at the organization’s headquarters in Bogotá, Colombia. On Twitter netizens posted their opinions, mostly rejecting what had happened, with the...

Bolivia: Tweeting with Senator Centa Rek

The reaction from Bolivian Senator Centa Rek to a request from a blogger asking her to provide evidence for the claim she made on Twitter about money laundering and drug...

Latin America: An Overview of E-Government in the Region

Global Voices author and Spanish Translation Manager Juan Arellano looks [es] at e-government in Latin America, giving a short overview of specific initiatives that are currently being implemented in several...

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