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· October, 2011

Stories about Bolivia from October, 2011

Bolivia: President Says Road Will Not Go Through TIPNIS

Dario Kenner reports form La Paz: “In a press conference this morning President Evo Morales said the road project his government has been determined to build will not go through...

Bolivia: TIPNIS Indigenous Marchers Arrive in La Paz

The indigenous marchers of the TIPNIS reached their final destination of La Paz, Bolivia, where they were greeted as heroes by the city's residents. They still have hopes of meeting...

Bolivia: Interview With Indigenous Leader on TIPNIS March

Dario Kenner has updated his blog Bolivia Diary with pictures and information on the march to defend the Indigenous Territory and National Park Isiboro Sécure (TIPNIS) which, as he reports,...

Bolivia: A Judicial Election Without Campaigning

For the first time in its history, Bolivian citizens will elect judges and magistrates to five different courts and tribunals. However, this election also prohibited public campaigning causing many to...

Latin America: Music Blog Loves to Discover New Songs

The blog Amo descubrir canciones [es] (“I love to discover songs”) reviews music from around the world, with a special focus on Latin America. The blog includes specials with songs...

Bolivia: Spoil Vote Campaign for Upcoming Judicial Elections

Miguel A. Buitrago blogs about a campaign to promote the spoiled vote as a way to protest the upcoming judicial elections, which will be held on October 16.

Bolivia: Is Twitter Good for Democracy?

Roberto Laserna [es] blogs about the use of Twitter in Bolivia and argues that Twitter “has enormous potential to facilitate democracy and direct personal contact between citizens and the authorities,...

Bolivia: TIPNIS Marchers Determined to Reach La Paz

Dario Kenner updates his blog on the ongoing TIPNIS conflict. Despite last week's police repression, marchers are determined to reach La Paz. Dario says there are two main unanswered questions:...

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