Originally published at Global Voices Online The sudden death of Bolivian hip-hop artist Abraham Bojorquez was especially hard on residents of El Alto, the city from which he hailed. A victim of a traffic accident involving a bus, Bojorquez left behind many fans around the world, but also left behind a legacy filled with memories… Continue reading Bolivia: Farewell to Aymara Hip Hop Artist Abraham Bojorquez
Little has been written on this blog about the project Voces Bolivianas in Bolivia, which helps teach the use of this media to members of underrepresented groups in Bolivia. The pilot project in El Alto recently concluded, and there are preparations for the next session of workshops in January. Over the course of the past… Continue reading Voces Bolivianas in Santa Cruz
It’s been awhile since I’ve re-read the Global Voices Manifesto or in other words why we are involved with the project in the first place: We believe in free speech: in protecting the right to speak — and the right to listen. We believe in universal access to the tools of speech. To that end,… Continue reading Global Voices Manifesto
My latest Global Voices Article “Not So Fast! – Bolivia to Require Visas from U.S. Citizens” is up.
Off to India later today.
The latest installment of the weekly Bolivian blog summary is now posted at Global Voices Online, including the first image/drawing ever to appear. The roundup is very Evo-heavy, which might make sense because of the freshness of the unique electoral victory and curious anticipation of his administration. However, it seems that the recent entry continues… Continue reading The Bolivia Blog Well
The second weekly Bolivia blog summary is up at Global Voices Online. There are a couple of new featured blogs.