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.
My first Bolivian blog weekly roundup is up at Global Voices Online. This will likely be a weekly or bi-weekly occurrence. If there are any other Bolivian blogs that I should know about, which contains content usually featured on Global Voices, please let me know. Category: Bolivia
Now appearing at the amazing project Global Voices Online is my first contribution. I was asked to write an article focusing on Bolivian blogs in their many shapes and sizes. The article is called “The State of Bolivian Blogs” and I tried to incorporate as many blogs as I could. Hopefully this will the first… Continue reading The State of Bolivian Blogs
If you are reading this blog, chances are you have a passing interest in Bolivian politics and daily life. Maybe the most recent developments in Bolivia led you here to find out more or get another viewpoint besides the growing number of bloggers writing about that subject. I rarely write much about my personal life… Continue reading Global Voices Online