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Bolivia's Internet at a Snail's Pace

Categories: Latin America, Bolivia, Digital Activism

Digital activists in Cochabamba, Bolivia took to the streets on Saturday May 3, dressed as snails [1] [es] to represent the slow Internet speeds faced by users across the country. The grassroots movement “Más y Mejor Internet Para Bolivia [2]” [es] (More and Better Internet for Bolivia) has been calling for lower prices, faster speeds, and better coverage from all of the telecommunications companies. Follow the protest at the hashtag #OpBabosa [Operation Snail] and in this Storify compilation [3] [es].