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· January, 2012

Stories about Bolivia from January, 2012

Bolivia: Pro-Road March Reaches La Paz

Marchers in favor of a project to build a road that would go through the TIPNIS indigenous territory reached La Paz. Mario R. Duran from the blog Palabras Libres [es]...

Latin America: Museum Releases Digital Archive of 20th-Century Art

The International Center for Arts of the Americas (ICCA) at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, has released a digital archive of 20th-century Latin American and Latino art, which, “is...

Bolivia: March Demands Road Through TIPNIS

Last year we reported extensively on a march to protest a road that would go through the TIPNIS indigenous territory; on December 20, 2011, a group demanding the building of...

Bolivia: New Judges Face Systemic Challenges

The 56 judges elected during the October 2011 judicial election in Bolivia were sworn in on January 3, 2012. Emily Achtenberg, from the NACLA blog Rebel Currents, writes about the...

Global Voices Aymara: Experiences in Translation in 2011

Some members of the Global Voices in Aymara translation team write about their experiences in 2011, which for them reached a milestone for growth in terms of the number of...

Global Voices in Dutch Looks Back on 2011

While the year 2012 is already well on its way, the translators of Global Voices in Dutch look back on 2011. Which posts stood out and what makes Global Voices...

Bolivia: Site Removes Blogger's Posts and Apologizes

Website elSistema has issued a public apology [es] on their Facebook page after copyrighting blogger Pablo Rivero's posts that were originally published in his blog under a Creative Commons license....

Bolivia: Netizens Defend Blogger's Creative Commons Licensed Work

Netizens are speaking out against website elSistema [es] for copyrighting a post by blogger Pablo Rivero which he had published under a Creative Commons license in his personal blog [es]....

Bolivia: Women Weaving Hope in El Alto

In Americas Quarterly [es], blogger Cecilia Lanza praises the artisan women of El Alto who have created their own workshops and small businesses.

Latin America, 2011: A Year Marked by Social Movements

Citizens across the world took to the streets in 2011, and Latin America was no exception. In this post we look at the social movements that marked 2011 in South...

Global Voices Podcast: Brave New Year 2012

In this edition of the podcast we take a look back over the year 2011, consider the similarities and differences between mainstream and new media journalism, learn about an inspiring...

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