Category: Bolivia

“We Of The Saya”: An Interview With Filmmaker Sisa Bueno

Six years ago, New York filmmaker Sisa Bueno was a volunteer in Bolivia whose attention was captured by the struggle of Afro-Bolivians to be counted as an ethnic group in […] Read More >

Bolivia: Gang May Have Killed 69 Minibus Passengers

Today in Latin America Top Story — At least 69 people may have been murdered in the Bolivian city of El Alto after they boarded minibuses operated by a group […] Read More >

Bolivia And The United States Reestablish Ties

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bolivia and the United States will reestablish diplomatic ties after three years of frayed relations. The two countries severed ties after Bolivia expelled […] Read More >

Bolivia: Argeement Met Between Morales Government and Amazon Protestors

Today in Latin America Top Story — The government of Bolivian President Evo Morales and representatives of indigenous Amazon protesters reached an agreement Monday that ends two months of protests […] Read More >

TIPNIS, Goni y el litio del Salar de Uyuni: Entrevista con David Choquehuanca

En la siguiente entrevista realizada el 20 de septiembre en la Misión Permanente de Bolivia ante las Naciones Unidas, el Canciller boliviano David Choquehuanca nos habla del pedido de extradición […] Read More >

Bolivia’s Defense Minister Quits Amid Rising Tensions In Highway Dispute

Bolivia’s defense minister reigned from her post after the government sent around 500 police officers to break up a protest over a planned highway through an indigenous-inhabited nature preserve. Former […] Read More >

Bolivia’s Morales Asks UNASUR To Decertify The United States

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bolivian President Evo Morales on Monday said that the regional South American bloc UNASUR (the Union of South American Nations) should “decertify” the […] Read More >

Bolivia: Five Military Officers Convicted For 2003 Protest Killing

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bolivia’s Supreme Court convicted five senior military officers for the  the killings of 64 people during protests in 2003. Four former generals and an […] Read More >

Bolivia: Morales Accuses U.S. Of Inciting Indigenous Protests

Today in Latin America Top Story— Bolivian President Evo Morales accused the United States Sunday of inciting a protest by indigenous protesters against a Brazilian-financed highway that would cut through […] Read More >

Bolivia Arrests Journalist For Selling Video Critical Of Evo Morales

Bolivian authorities detained a journalist yesterday for allegedly selling a documentary that disrespected President Evo Morales. Richard Romero Cossío, a journalist from the city of Santa Cruz who was selling […] Read More >