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Eduardo Avila · April, 2006

Joined Global Voices in 2005 as a volunteer author. From 2007-2010, I was the Latin America and Spanish Language Editors at Global Voices, and now currently lead the Rising Voices initiative.

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Latest posts by Eduardo Avila from April, 2006

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

  26 April 2006

Este artículo también está disponible en español. Millions of Bolivians have left their homeland in search for greener pastures for a variety of reasons. Nostalgia can sink in and can be expressed through writing. The subject was recently featured in Claudia Peña Claros’ blog Inútil Ardor (ES). In poetry form,...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

  20 April 2006

Este artículo también está disponible en español. Bolivia lacks access to the ocean, so the country shouldn’t have any reason to fear pirates, right? Well, they may not be the kind with a parrot on their shoulder, but another type of pirate has become a serious problem for many Bolivian...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

  13 April 2006

A controversial document instructing public servants to contribute to the Movimiento Al Socialismo (MAS) political party generated words of discontent among some Bolivian bloggers. The letter in question was directed to Cabinet Members, Vice-Ministers and Directors and instructed them to contribute 5% of their salary to “cover National and Departmental...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

  5 April 2006

Lloyd Aereo Boliviano (LAB), the capitalized national airline, currently sits in the midst of a severe economic crisis, which may signal the end of the second longest running airline in the world. Since 1925, the Bolivian carrier, named after the British insurance market, Lloyd's of London and conjures up images...

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