Eduardo Avila · October, 2011

Latest posts by Eduardo Avila from October, 2011

Bolivia: TIPNIS Indigenous Marchers Arrive in La Paz

  20 October 2011

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 with the President and to get his commitment to halt the highway construction through their territory.

Bolivia: A Judicial Election Without Campaigning

  16 October 2011

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 wonder for whom to vote. Some also feel that the election is set up to benefit the ruling party, and plan to vote null as a way to send a message.

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