Bolivia Indymedia is always on top of things with on-the-ground reporting and photographs of today’s confrontation with police at the Cochabamba airport were published online within hours. There is no doubt that there were orders to clear the runways, but now the question is who gave these orders. The Democracy Center had an interesting exchange… Continue reading Repression?

LAB on the Brink

Workers of the airline Lloyd Aereo Boliviano took control of the Jorge Wilstermann airport in Cochabamba. Apparently, planes are blockading the runways and the police are using tear gas to disperse the protestors. This is President Morales’ first challenge with protestors that cause inconveniences for the country. They are calling for the nationalization of the… Continue reading LAB on the Brink