Bolivia: Election Results Reveal Emergence of New Opposition Force

originally posted at Global Voices Soon after the final vote was cast in the April 4th municipal and departmental elections and the official results began pouring in, many bloggers started to provide their analysis and interpretation of the results. On that day, Bolivians would set out to elect local mayors and members of the city… Continue reading Bolivia: Election Results Reveal Emergence of New Opposition Force

It Worked

The pressures from the Civic Committee in Santa Cruz convinced Ricardo Paz to resign his post as coordinator of the Unidad de Coordinación de la Asamblea Constituyente. From El Deber: ED: ¿Hubo presiones para que usted deje el cargo de coordinador de la Unidad de Coordinación de la Asamblea Constituyente? RP: La resistencia en los… Continue reading It Worked

Let's Get the Constituent Assembly Rolling

As one of the five priorities set by Carlos Mesa after the latest political crisis, the Constituent Assembly is gathering steam. There are many things to decide long before the Assembly convenes to rewrite the Constitution, including timeframe, number of delegates, and the timing of the Referendum on autonomies. However, any move made by the… Continue reading Let's Get the Constituent Assembly Rolling